Lebanon’s political deadlock is a sign that the Assad regime is trying to reassert its influence in the country.
Refugees in Lebanon are seeking asylum in Cyprus, and Nicosia is increasingly worried.
The determination that both the LAF and Hezbollah wish to play a larger role shaping Lebanese national security politics suggests that there may not be enough room for two preeminent military institutions in post-war Lebanon.
Defense sectors in several Arab countries have undergone significant transformation leading to the hybridization of security governance, leaving them with forms of sovereignty that are both constrained and constantly contested.
The hybridization of security governance in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen leaves them with forms of sovereignty that are both constrained and constantly contested.
As Lebanon’s debt grows and the traditional pillars of its economy stagnate, a drop in remittances from the Gulf may push the country into bankruptcy.
In an interview, Jeffrey G. Karam discusses the papers of Emir Farid Chehab, a former Lebanese spy chief.
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The political landscape in the region, which is directly reflected in Lebanon, is now on the verge of being redesigned.
Russia continues to play a larger role in Lebanon as the conflict in Syria enters a new phase.