Obama has treaded more lightly with Israel than Reagan and Bush. It is useful to compare recent events to periods of tension from 1981-1982 during Regan’s presidency.
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Kasturi Sen discusses Syria’s healthcare system, derides the humanitarian costs of economic sanctions, and stresses the need for interdisciplinary approaches to research.
Nazih Richani discusses his extensive studies of asymmetric civil wars, the complex interdependencies of the Syrian conflict, and the possibility of peace in Colombia.
Finding solutions to refugee situations is a struggle of the politically excluded for political inclusion. Resolving displacement inextricably links with achieving peace.
Social movements that seek to combat corruption in Lebanon face a large number of obstacles when attempting to apply strategies suitable to change the system.
Lebanese hospitality has implications for thinking about humanitarianism, the relation between communities and the state, and communities and the international
This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.
Ethnic motivations underlying Hizbullah’s politics acting upon the perceived interests of the Shiite community in Lebanon are likely to further erode its legitimacy.
Political Islam is a term that is often used amongst circles of academics and policymakers, but its complexity is seldom acknowledged or understood – especially post 2011.
This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam and provides an assessment of ISIS/ISIL in order to challenge common understandings of Islam and democracy.
The legacy left by the Islamic State may indeed be the creation of a new state in the region – but it is more likely to be a Kurdish state than one of its own.
The launch of missiles and public provocation against Israel give Hizbollah, Iran and Syria much prestige without risking any significant retaliation due to the current election season.