Lebanon Daily News Brief 12/2/20

Wednesday, December 2, 2020


France Looks to Rally Aid for Lebanon, But no Bailout
Zeina Karam
Associated Press

Lebanon Central Bank Can Keep Subsidies for Only Two More Months – Governor

US State Department Just Approved the Sale of 300 Military Humvees to Lebanon
Souad Lazkani
The 961

Aoun Expresses Hope for Sea Border Talks with Israel


Power of the Purse
Ghida Tayara
Carnegie Middle East Center

Increase Pressure on Corrupt Lebanese Politicians
Aya Majzoub and Benedicte Jeannerod
Human Rights Watch

The Disaster in Lebanon and Challenge for the Biden Administration
Ambassador (ret.) Ed Gabriel
American Ambassadors Live


Lebanon’s Maritime Border Dispute with Israel
Lebanese American University
December 9, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. ET

The Lebanese American University is hosting a webinar conversation with Ambassador Frederic C. Hof and LAU NY’s Nadim Shehadi. Ambassador Hof is the Director of the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. He currently teaches at Bard College and serves as Bard’s Diplomat-in-Residence. As US Special Envoy to Lebanon and Israel, he led US mediation efforts to find a solution to the Lebanon-Israel maritime border from 2010-2012, proposing what is now known as the “Hof Line.”


Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the American Task Force on Lebanon, a non-profit, nonpartisan leadership organization of Lebanese-Americans.