He can’t give up. It’s not up to him. It’s up to the entire Lebanese Sunni community. If he gives up they will leave him.
He said he made political scrifices in order to preserve stability, but he is not willing to make any sacrifice anymore.Therefore he will be a candidate for prime minister again. He’ll follow the path of his father. Here’s a question: it’s known that Hariri Senior was good at putting a lot of money in the pockets of important stake-holders in order to be able to reconstruct Lebanon and keep his position as chef of government. I believe Lebanon’s friends are expecting Junior to do the same, right? Would it be why the Saudis were so upset?
Anyway, so he says “we don’t take to the streets”, but what if other do? What will the Sunni street do? I remember Bourj abi Haidar this summer. This aspect might be out of Hariri’s hands too.