One year after the beginning of the Arab Spring, Lebanon reflects on its own popular protests seven years ago, when Prime Minister Rafik Hariri’s assassination unleashed the Cedar Revolution. Ambassador Mohamad Chatah, who has served in a number of governmental and advisory positions in the Lebanese government, discussed the implications of the Arab uprisings for Lebanon’s future. Carnegie’s Marwan Muasher moderated the conversation.
The Carnegie Middle East Program combines in-depth local knowledge with incisive comparative analysis to examine economic, sociopolitical, and strategic interests in the Arab world. Through detailed country studies and the exploration of key crosscutting themes, the Carnegie Middle East Program, in coordination with the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, provides analysis and recommendations in both English and Arabic that are deeply informed by knowledge and views from the region. The program has special expertise in political reform and Islamist participation in pluralistic politics.
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