Lebanon teeters; what are the ramifications for regional geopolitics?

There is no doubt that the participation of Lebanese armed groups in the Syrian conflict reflects sectarian political divisions and threatens to seriously destabilize Lebanon. Ahmed Abdul-Rahman explains. The term "powerless state" adopted by former finance minister Georges Corm perfectly describes the situation in Lebanon. This term actually refle...
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The impact of COVID-19 on people-powered protests in the Middle East

What will be the impact of COVID-19 on people-powered protests in the Middle East? That was the topic of the discussion of the latest installment of Foreign Policy (FP) Virtual Dialogues, in partnership with the International Republican Institute. This session examined the impact of COVID-19 on protest movements in the Middle East. The panel discus...
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