Beirut Crisis Response

The American Task Force on Lebanon is working to mobilize the Lebanese-American community and friends of Lebanon to support a number of critical projects.

Within 24 hours of the explosion in Beirut, ATFL began outreach efforts to Congress, the Administration, and humanitarian organizations to get immediate humanitarian relief to the Lebanese people including organizing airlifts of medical supplies on a people to people basis with more than 50 organizations and individuals contributing resources and expertise.

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OUR MISSION

The American Task Force for Lebanon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of prominent Americans of Lebanese heritage, who work to strengthen the historic U.S.-Lebanon relationship. The mission and objectives of ATFL are always in the best interests of the United States, and promote the national unity, independence, and prosperity of a democratic and multi-sectarian Lebanon.

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WHAT WE DO

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  • SUPPORT THE US-LEBANON FRIENDSHIP CAUCUS
  • DELEGATIONS
  • POLICY COMMUNITY
  • BRIEFINGS
  • THINK TANKS
  • MEETINGS
  • MEDIA
  • CONGRESS AND THE ADMINISTRATION

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ATFL-MEI Policy Paper:
Recommendations for a Sustainable Bilateral Relationship

WHO WE ARE

The ATFL is a 501 (c)(3) non-governmental organization made up of prominent Americans of Lebanese heritage who work to strengthen the historic ties between the United States and Lebanon.

  • Policy Statements

    The ATFL publishes policy statements regarding US-Lebanon relations on issues that affect our shared interests in the stability, security, and development of Lebanon and the region.

  • ATFL Reports

    Lebanon is rapidly failing as a state - a combination of government mismanagement, the deep economic and financial crises, the impact of Covid-19, and the Beirut Port explosions. Only with a combination of international support and a domestic coalition dedicated to real change will Lebanon survive as a functioning state.

May 2020 Edition
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Fundraiser: ATFL Let Lebanon Live Campaign

The Lebanese people are facing a desperate situation without effective government services. The American Task Force on Lebanon is partnering with the Country Fund of Rotary Association Lebanon to provide assistance to the Lebanese Food Bank, supported by 28 geographically diversified Rotary Clubs in Lebanon. 100% of the funds collected will be distributed to Rotary Association Lebanon and designated for the Lebanese Food Bank. Donations to ATFL, a US 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, are fully tax-deductible.

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Annual Dinner 2020

A Tribute To The Courageous Citizens Of Lebanon

ATFL is postponing our 2020 Annual Dinner.

We look forward to celebrating with you on December 8, 2021.
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2020 Honorees

H.E. Nayla Moawad

President, René Moawad Foundation

Mrs. Hania Ahmar,

Vice President & Co-Founder, Ahmar Investment Inc.

Mr. Mohamed “Mike” Ahmar

President, Ahmar Investment Inc.

Hon. Elizabeth Richard

Former US Ambassador to Lebanon