In their latest film, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige open a Pandora’s Box from Lebanon’s wartime past.
The U.S. administration should adopt more cohesive policies in the region, otherwise U.S. actions may not bring greater stability, but the contrary.
Investing in Lebanon’s first digitized e-governance platform would greatly benefit citizens, and accountability.
Join Aaron David Miller as he sits down with Brett McGurk, the President’s point person on the Middle East to discuss these and other issues.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa.
Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun’s efforts to salvage what remains of his calamitous mandate are having less and less of an impact on the political situation in Lebanon.
If Hezbollah’s critics should do anything, it is to collectively support Mr Aoun’s calls for a dialogue over a national defence strategy, and insist it begin as soon as possible. Hezbollah made it clear after the president’s speech that now was not the time to discuss this.
Local Lebanese politicians are incapable or unwilling to come together to reform the country, to reform its institutions, to reform its politics and its economy. But I would put it in bigger terms and say that they're unwilling to do anything that would undermine their own grip on power
For weeks now, Lebanon’s cabinet has failed to meet, showing once again how politics remains far more important to the country’s leaders than urgent economic revitalization.
France’s intervention in Lebanon has not been without error, but its rejection of maximalism is a blessing.