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Maya Yahya, Jean Kassir, Khalil El-Hariri

"As the Syrian regime regains territory, there have been growing calls in neighboring countries for refugees to go home. Yet refugees have conditions for a return—conditions that political efforts to resolve the Syrian conflict have largely ignored. To understand refugee attitudes toward return, the Carnegie Middle East Center listened to the concerns of Syrians—both male and female, young and old—struggling to build meaningful lives in Lebanon and Jordan. "

The American Interest

Why Cutting Military Aid to Lebanon Would Be a Mistake

By: Bilal Y. Saab

July 27, 2018

Arab Center Washington D.C.


Lebanon’s Elections Provide No Serious Change

By: Imad K. Harb

May 10, 2018

The Misplaced Hope of Lebanon’s Presidential Election

By: Imad K. Harb

December 1, 2016

Arab Studies Institute


Lebanon's New Electoral Law: Proportional in Form, Majoritarian at Heart

By: Sami Atallah and Zeina El-Helou

June 26, 2017


U.S. Arms Wielded by Terrorists: The Lebanon Crisis Awaiting Trump

By: Tobin Harshaw

December 22, 2016

Brookings Institutes

Lebanon and Iraq: After the elections
By: Tamara Cofman Wittes
May 23, 2018

The latest developments in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon

By: Tamara Cofman Wittes

November 30, 2017

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Unheard Voices: What Syrian Refugees Need to Return Home
Maha Yahya, Jean Kassir, Khalil El-Hariri
April 16, 2018


Fathers and Sons 

By: Michael Young

December 4, 2017 

Is Lebanon Heading Towards Economic Bankruptcy?

By: Michael Young 

October 5, 2017

Is a War Between Hezbollah and Israel Likely in the Coming Year?

By: ​ Michael Young 

September 21, 2017

One Step Forward for Lebanon's Election

By: Anthony El Ghossain

June  11, 2017

Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Escalating Conflict with Hezbollah in Syria

By: Seth G. Jones and Maxwell B. Markusen

June 2018

The Lebanese Armed Forces, Hezbollah and the Race to Defeat ISIS

By: Aram Nerguizian

July 31, 2017

The Lebanese Armed Forces, Hezbollah, and Military Legitimacy

By: Aram Nerguizian

October 4, 2017

Foreign Policy

The United States Has Not Lost Lebanon
By: Bilal Y. Saab 
May 8, 2018

Lawmakers Target Lebanese Support for Hezbollah

By: Rhys Dubin

October 3, 2017

Russia and the Next Lebanon War

By: Dmitry Adamsky

October 6, 2017

Foreign Affairs

Human Rights Watch 

What the Brussels Conference Means for Refugees in Lebanon
By: Bassam Khawaja
May 8, 2018

Lebanese Center for Policy Studies

Addressing the Civil-Military Relations Crisis in Lebanon 

By: Aram Nerguizian

March 2017

Middle East Institute

Addressing Lebanon's Refugee Crisis and Development Challenges

Featuring Philippe Lazzarini and Randa Slim

May 4, 2017

Aoun's Unrealistic Objectives for Lebanon

By: Randa Slim 

Nov 01, 2016



The Coming Middle East Missile Arms Race

By: Bilal Y. Saab

September 25, 2018

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

The Quiet Advance of Eastern Mediterranean Gas

By: Simon Henderson and David Schenker

March 8, 2017

Hezbollah's Redeployment in Syria: Potential Confrontations

By: Hanin Ghaddar

June 13, 2017

American Task
Force On Lebanon 


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