Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa.
Lebanon’s ad hoc approach to its myriad economic shocks will leave scars that are long-lasting.
In an interview, Robert G. Rabil describes Turkey’s relations with Lebanon and its ambitions in the wider Middle East.
If Hezbollah seeks a change in the country’s political system, its weapons will not help it to do so.
In an interview, Kawthar Dara discusses how regional disparities have added to Lebanon’s fragility.
In Ba‘lbek-Hermel, there was support for the Lebanese uprising until the main Shi‘a parties gained the upper hand.
The response to Lebanon’s protest movement in Zahleh showed sympathy, but within a conservative framework.
In an interview, Lyna Comaty talks about Lebanon’s wartime disappeared and the difficulties faced by their families.
Protest actions in Sidon since October 2019 have continued, despite multiple efforts to repress them.
The Nabatieh protestors smashed the notion of a Shi‘a community solidly behind Hezbollah and Amal.
The American University of Beirut can serve as an example to a crisis-ridden higher education sector in the United States.
In an interview, Alain Bifani discusses the country’s financial collapse and his exit from the Finance Ministry.
In an interview, Joseph Bahout discusses French policy toward the Levant and Mediterranean, and what we should watch for.
Turkish influence is increasing in Lebanon, where many Sunnis are looking for a regional patron.
Might growing regional and international involvement in Lebanon change power relations in the country?
In an interview, Mohanad Hage Ali discusses foreign intervention to resolve the Lebanese crisis, and its repercussions.
Araz Bedross discusses her campaign in Lebanon to push for legislation commemorating the Armenian Genocide.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa
Today, four of the five pillars that had sustained Lebanon are collapsing, creating fears for the future.
In an interview, Dan Azzi discusses the many facets of Lebanon’s financial crisis.