• TV/Radio Broadcast
    The Islamic State and the Battle of Arsal
    Lina Khatib September 11, 2014 BBC World Service Newshour

    Lebanon’s official policy of disassociation with the war in neighboring Syria hasn’t kept the conflict at bay.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    In Lebanon, Assassination Inquiry Proves Divisive, Could Rekindle Unrest
    Paul Salem February 3, 2011 Newshour

    The U.N.-backed international tribunal's investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri could either help end Lebanon's political violence or shatter the country's fragile stability after decades of civil war.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Middle East: Brave New World For The U.S.?
    Paul Salem February 1, 2011 Fox News

    As the popular uprising against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak continues and the pro-western government of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is replaced by a government supported by Hezbollah, the United States is losing key allies in the region.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Lebanon Takes Steps to End Political Stalemate
    Paul Salem May 22, 2008 NPR's All Things Considered

    The pro-western government in Lebanon has struck a deal with the opposition, 18 months after the Hezbollah led-leadership resigned from the cabinet. Paul Salem, the director of the Carnegie Endowment's Middle East Center in Beruit, talks with Michele Norris about key parts of the deal.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Hezbollah Calls for National Unity Government
    Amal Saad-Ghorayeb August 14, 2007 NPR's Morning Edition

    Interview with Amal Saad-Ghorayeb on the status of Hezbollah.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Amr Hamzawy on Al Jazeera
    Amr Hamzawy August 19, 2006

    Carnegie's Amr Hamzawy appeared on Al Jazeera TV to talk about the current crisis in the Middle East. Hamzawy discussed prospects of a national unity government in Palestine, Iran's nuclear ambitions, French-American differences regarding the war in Lebanon, America's strategic interests in the Middle East, and the confrontation between Hizbullah and Israel.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Israeli Troops Push into Lebanon
    Amr Hamzawy July 24, 2006 NPR's "The Conversation

    Amr Hamzawy appears on NPR's "The Conversation" to discuss the current crisis in the Middle East.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    A New Map of the Middle East
    Amr Hamzawy July 24, 2006

    Given the last two weeks in the Middle East — client entities like Hizbollah provoking a conflict, the Saudis and Egyptians speaking without power from the sidelines, Western uncertainty about the role of Syria and Iran — is it possible to draw a new map of the Middle East?


Carnegie Experts on Lebanon

  • Joseph Bahout
    Visiting Scholar
    Middle East Program

    Joseph Bahout is a visiting scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program. His research focuses on political developments in Lebanon and Syria, regional spillover from the Syrian crisis, and identity politics across the region.

  • Michele Dunne
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Program

    Dunne is an expert on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • Lina Khatib
    Middle East Center

    Khatib is director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. Previously, she was the co-founding head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

  • Ariel (Eli) Levite
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.

  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

  • Yezid Sayigh
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Center

    Sayigh is a senior associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his work focuses on the Syrian crisis, the political role of Arab armies, security sector transformation in Arab transitions, the reinvention of authoritarianism, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and peace process.

  • Stephen Tankel
    Nonresident Scholar
    South Asia Program

    Tankel is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment, where his research focuses on insurgency, terrorism, and the evolution of nonstate armed groups.

  • Maha Yahya
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Center

    Yahya is a senior associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where her research focuses on citizenship, pluralism, and social justice in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings.


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