Across the Arab world, states are emerging scarred by conflicts and revolutions. These states are often in dire need of national reconciliation efforts.
The Carnegie Middle East Center and Human Rights Watch held a conference that addressed the challenges faced by Tripoli, Lebanon’s second largest city and a focal point for much of the conflict that has spilled over from the Syrian crisis.
Tripoli has become the focal point for much of the conflict in Lebanon, with potentially significant implications for Lebanon and the region.
Participants explored the economic dimension of the transitions taking place in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Carnegie Middle East Center hosted a workshop in Beirut to present and discuss the findings of an assessment of the Syrian Crisis on regional stability with a specific focus on Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.
Recent developments in the Middle East have presented new challenges to the foreign policies of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Arab states.
The second conference in the Carnegie Middle East Center’s security sector reform project followed up on the progress of participants in the two years since the previous conference.
The overarching theme of the conference was dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of think tanks in the region by identifying key opportunities for institutional growth.
Carnegie’s Washington-based Middle East Program and the Carnegie Middle East Center jointly hosted two policy writing workshop for junior and senior scholars working across Carnegie’s regional partner think network and Sada’s youth network.
The ongoing crisis in Syria has devastated the country on every level. The Carnegie Middle East Center and the Syrian Center for Policy Research hosted a discussion of Syria’s current socioeconomic conditions and evaluated potential post-conflict reconstruction scenarios.