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.
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.
A country endowed with a rich and diverse national ecosystem, Lebanon has the potential and responsibility to fight pollution and deforestation, while investing in green spaces and clean energy.
Instances of excessive and potentially lethal force by Lebanese security forces against anti-government protestors have increased in recent months, including the use of live ammunition.
In Lebanon, spatial inequality is deepening amid the economic, financial, and political crises. To level out regional disparities, the Lebanese government should pursue these redistribution policies.
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.