Lebanon Daily News Brief 12/9/20

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Opinion by Heidi Ahmed


Lebanese Government to Keep Bread Subsidy, Pledges to Come Up with Plan

Hariri Striving to Form New Government Ahead of Macron’s Beirut Visit
Hussein Dakroub
The Daily Star

French Development Agency ‘Halts’ Lebanon Program Funding

Hassan to LBCI: Lift of Subsidies Will Not Affect All Medicines


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.