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Dec 17, 2021

2021: A year in the Middle East

By Holly Dagres

2021 was a year full of impactful elections, historic anniversaries, and new challenges for the Middle East and North Africa.

Iran Iraq

In the News

Nov 22, 2021

Daoud in Haaretz: Lebanon Now Wants Help From the Jews It Pushed Out. What Chutzpah

By Atlantic Council

Lebanon Middle East

In the News

Nov 5, 2021

Khoury quoted in TRT World on Oman’s role in the Lebanese-Saudi political rift

By Atlantic Council

Lebanon Middle East

MENASource

Nov 5, 2021

Lebanon is facing two crises. Will the new prime minister survive?

By Nicholas Blanford

For a government formed less than two months ago after more than a year of bitter political wrangling, it is becoming increasingly doubtful if it will survive long enough to reach the date of parliamentary elections four months away.

Lebanon Middle East

In the News

Oct 22, 2021

Quirk on addressing fragile state threats in 2022 National Security Strategy

By Atlantic Council

On October 17, the National Interest published an article by Atlantic Council Nonresident Senior Fellow Patrick Quirk offering steps the Biden administration can take in its 2022 National Security Strategy to address threats posed by fragile states. In the piece, Quirk discusses these threats – from non-state armed groups that fuel instability to corruption that weakens fragile state […]

Conflict Corruption

In the News

Oct 21, 2021

Daoud joins Fighting Terror Podcast to discuss Hezbollah from a US/Israeli perspective

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

In the News

Oct 15, 2021

Zais joins Al Hurra to discuss the Biden administration’s reaction to recent developments in Lebanon

By Atlantic Council

Arabic Corruption

MENASource

Oct 6, 2021

Why Israeli gas and Syrian sanctions relief may turn on Lebanon’s lights

By Matthew Zais

Before the United States and World Bank throw a lifeline to either Bashar al-Assad or Lebanon, they should demand concessions that reduce Iranian and Russian influence in the region.

Lebanon Middle East

MENASource

Aug 25, 2021

Lebanese politicians look for handouts instead of reforms

By Paul Gadalla

Lebanese politicians are allowing for Lebanon’s collapse while hoping for as much international aid as possible with as little strings attached.

Lebanon Middle East

MENASource

Aug 12, 2021

Hezbollah walks tightrope between two opposing goals to deter Israel

By David Daoud

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.

Israel Lebanon