The path out of Lebanon’s presidential impasse remains unclear, highlighting the boundaries of Hezbollah’s influence.
Countries around the world are struggling to bridge the gap between citizens and political elites. Innovative practices outside the West, while far from ideal, should be considered in debates about democratic renewal in Europe.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa.
We may be nearing the stage where Lebanon can have any president it wants, as long as his last name is Aoun.
Across the Arab world, different education reform initiatives have had varying levels of success in different contexts. This paper explores some types of education reform that could serve as groundwork for broader change.
The landmark agreement is far from a peace deal, but both countries now have vested economic interests in maintaining calm along their common border regions.
Recent elections to Lebanon’s Jamaa al-Islamiyya show a marked shift in favor of the pro-Hamas and Hezbollah wing.
By ignoring soft power in the Middle East, Iran may be undermining its regional project down the road.
Lebanon’s and Jordan’s efforts to advance female participation in their armed forces are discussed in a pair of podcasts.
Iran, through Hezbollah, has invited itself into Lebanon’s negotiations with Israel over offshore gas fields.