Lebanon is facing a series of simultaneous financial, economic, and political shocks. The country stands at a critical juncture, as hundreds of thousands of Lebanese have fallen under the poverty line in recent months. The protest movement that began in October 2019, following the previous government’s decision to raise taxes, is regaining momentum in spite of the lockdown from the coronavirus pandemic. The Carnegie Middle East Center will offer analyses of the multiple crises afflicting Lebanon, explaining their causes, characteristics, consequences, and potential solutions.

  • Maha Yahya
    • May 07, 2020
    • Global Dispatches
    Lebanon is in the Midst of a Jaw-Dropping Economic Free Fall
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  • Joseph Bahout
    • January 08, 2020
    • Beirut Banyan
    Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Lebanon
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  • Maha Yahya
    • November 28, 2019
    • CNN
    Lebanese women say never again to risk of civil war
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  • Maha Yahya
    • November 04, 2019
    • Al Jazeera English
    Thousands Gather on Beirut's Streets for Anti-Government Protest
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  • Maha Yahya
    • November 02, 2019
    • CNN
    Lebanon Protests on CNN Newsroom
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  • Maha Yahya
    • October 31, 2019
    • World Politics Review
    No More ‘-Isms’: A Non-Ideological Generation Takes to the Streets in the Middle East
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  • Joseph Bahout

    Nonresident Fellow
    Middle East Program
  • Mohanad Hage Ali

    Director of Communications and Fellow
    Carnegie Middle East Center
  • Aram Nerguizian

    Senior Advisor
    Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States
    Carnegie Middle East Center
  • Maha Yahya

    Director
    Middle East Center
  • Michael Young

    Editor, Diwan
    Senior Editor, Carnegie Middle East Center
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