Lebanon’s Uprising is Turning into a Stalemate

Lebanon’s 76th Independence Day this year coincided with the 37th day of countrywide anti-corruption protests. The Independence Day celebrations reinvigorated the street, bringing tens of

Success Remains Distant for Lebanon’s Protesters

As Lebanon’s protests enter another week, there are three developments to watch: President Michel Aoun’s controversial remarks last Tuesday; the failed nomination of Mohammad al-Safadi

Lebanon’s Protests Enter Fourth Week

Lebanon’s protests have entered their fourth week, but have produced very few results. The uprising scored an early victory by prompting Prime Minister Saad Hariri

Lebanon’s Protests Continue

Two weeks after they began, Lebanon’s anti-government protests have not abated. Despite certain developments like Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation, the protesters have not cleared

Lebanon’s What’s App Revolution

Last Thursday, Lebanon erupted with ongoing popular protests demanding governmental reform. Thousands of Lebanese took to the streets, particularly its major cities, to call for

To Counter Iran, Europe Must Pressure Hezbollah

Nine days after the United States accused Iran of attacking Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany –

Hezbollah FTO Designation

On October 8, 1997, the United States created its Foreign Terrorist Organization list, pursuant to 1996’s Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) and added

The Iraqi Origins of Hezbollah’s Attack on Moshav Avivim

On September 1, at 4:15 PM, a Hezbollah cell dubbed the “Martyrs Hassan Zbeeb and Yasser Daher Group” fired Anti-Tank Guided Missiles at an Israeli

State Sponsorship of Terrorism

The U.S. government classifies the Islamic Republic of Iran as the “ foremost state sponsor of terrorism ,” alleging that Iran provides “a range of