Post Tagged with: "lebanon"

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Matt Kirkland and a United Nations peacekeeper from Sri Lanka provide security for Haitian women receiving bags of rice for their families at a food distribution point in Carrefour, Haiti, Feb. 16, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Spike Call/Released)

The United Nations and Middle Eastern Security

With the presence of ISIS winding down, the war in Yemen, increasing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and other regional issues the UN is able to fill the role of a moderating third party.

Conflict and Migration in the Middle East: Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

Conflict and Migration in the Middle East: Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

The Syrian crisis has transformed Middle Eastern migration. New refugee camps has given a new dimension to the debate on the forms of refugee settlement.

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Geopolitics of the Lebanese Crisis: Economic and Energy Perspectives

Effective governance in Lebanon provided fewer opportunities for regional actors to intervene in the country keeping it aloof from the power struggle in the region.

Contract Slavery? On the Political Economy of Domestic Work in Lebanon

Contract Slavery? On the Political Economy of Domestic Work in Lebanon

The gender dimension of the political economy of foreign domestic work in Lebanon manifests itself in the first instance in an exploitative maternalistic system.

The Saudi-Lebanon Imbroglio and Geopolitical Realignments in West Asia

The Saudi-Lebanon Imbroglio and Geopolitical Realignments in West Asia

The Saudi-Hariri affair has fueled a lot of resentment among the Lebanese people, supposedly aimed at stoking sectarian tensions to achieve political gains.

Educating Conflict Management and Practicing Peacebuilding: The Case of Lebanon

Educating Conflict Management and Practicing Peacebuilding: The Case of Lebanon

Peer learning in higher education can help to align peacebuilding theory and practice, scholars and practitioners, thus putting research to work for sustainable peace.

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

This collection of plays exposes the reader to the multifaceted layers of the lengthy conflict and the different ways in which lived experiences are enacted.

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

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.

Interview – Kasturi Sen

Interview – Kasturi Sen

Kasturi Sen discusses Syria’s healthcare system, derides the humanitarian costs of economic sanctions, and stresses the need for interdisciplinary approaches to research.

Interview – Nazih Richani

Interview – Nazih Richani

Nazih Richani discusses his extensive studies of asymmetric civil wars, the complex interdependencies of the Syrian conflict, and the possibility of peace in Colombia.

Refugees as Contributors to Peace

Refugees as Contributors to Peace

Finding solutions to refugee situations is a struggle of the politically excluded for political inclusion. Resolving displacement inextricably links with achieving peace.

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