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Thu, Aug 12, 2021

Hezbollah walks tightrope between two opposing goals to deter Israel

On August 5, an Israeli airstrike in south Lebanon—targeting an open area from which rockets had been launched at Israel by unidentified militants in the third such incident since May 19—prompted Hezbollah’s rocket attack.

MENASource by David Daoud

Israel Lebanon

Tue, Jul 13, 2021

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: What does its closure mean for Lebanon?

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is set to cease operations at the end of July due to lack of funds as Beirut sinks deeper into economic and political crisis. Atlantic Council experts react to what the closure means for Lebanon.

MENASource by Nicholas Blanford, David Daoud, Gissou Nia, Reem Salahi

Lebanon Middle East

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Daoud joins The New Arab Voice to discuss the road ahead for Israel’s Naftali Bennett

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David Daoud is a research analyst on Hezbollah and Lebanon at United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI). Prior to that, he held a similar position at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. David has previously worked as a staff member on Capitol Hill, advising on matters related to the Middle East, Israel, and Iran.

David holds a J.D. with a concentration in International Law and the Laws of Armed Conflict from Suffolk University in Boston. He is fluent in Arabic and Hebrew, and has spent extensive time living in the Middle East, primarily in Israel and Lebanon. His work has been cited published in several outlets including Haaretz, Foreign Policy, Newsweek, New York Times, Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal.