With Bassil sanctions, Hezbollah has lost allies, Christian political cover

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Hanin Ghaddar is the inaugural Friedmann Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute's Geduld Program on Arab Politics, where she focuses on Shia politics throughout the Levant. She tweets @haningdr.


Forming Lebanon’s new cabinet is like mission impossible

Thursday, 05 November 2020

Rami Rayess is a Lebanese writer and journalist. He is also a University Instructor and translator. He holds a Masters degree in political science from the American University of Beirut. He writes regularly to several newspapers and websites in both Arabic and English. He has recently published a book, “Readings in Crises of Lebanon and the Region.”


Lebanon: PM Diab's government still beholden to Hezbollah, Christian ally

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Seven months have passed since the government in Lebanon of Prime Minister Hassan Diab was appointed ......

In Lebanon, a growing rift between Hezbollah and their long-time Christian ally

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

In Lebanon, Iran-backed Hezbollah and their Christian allies have heavily swayed internal politics ......

Despite growing poverty, history of extremism, Lebanon’s radicals are yet to return

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Despite growing impoverishment in Lebanon’s Tripoli and the city’s long history with extremism, ......

Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Free Patriotic Movement: The end of an affair?

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Makram Rabah is a lecturer at the American University of Beirut, Department of History. His forthcoming book Conflict on Mount Lebanon: The Druze, the Maronites and Collective Memory (Edinburgh University Press) covers collective identities and the Lebanese Civil War.