Lebanon Daily News Brief 12/8/20

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Opinion by Heidi Ahmed


Bread Riots’ in Beirut Over Reports Subsidies on Basic Goods Will End

Lebanon’s Top University Hikes Tuition 160 Percent, Citing Crisis
Timour Azhari
Al Jazeera

Aoun-Hariri Meeting Over Cabinet


Lebanon’s Human Tragedy is a Leadership Travesty
Jean AbiNader


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.