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
    • August 20, 2020
    • The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
    Deep Dish: Can Lebanon Overcome Corruption and Crisis?
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  • Maha Yahya
    • August 07, 2020
    • CNN
    Anger Rising in Lebanon As Protesters Demand Accountability
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  • Maha Yahya
    • August 06, 2020
    • TRT World Now
    Explosion in Beirut Adds to Lebanon's Dire Situation
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  • Maha Yahya
    • May 07, 2020
    • Global Dispatches
    Lebanon is in the Midst of a Jaw-Dropping Economic Free Fall
    Watch >
  • 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
    Watch >

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  • 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
    Carnegie Middle East Center
  • Michael Young

    Editor, Diwan
    Senior Editor, Carnegie Middle East Center
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