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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East: Lebanon

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The Israel-Hezbollah War of Words
The author examines the reality of violence occurring between Hezbollah and Israel rather then a continuation of only word exchange. By Lee Smith (Hudson Institute, 8/18/2009) Read More...

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Hezbollah: No Questions Asked
Hezbollah was defeated in the elections, but the issues of its armament, information and role are still not to be questioned until further notice. By Mshari Al-Zaydi (Asharq Alawsat, 06/13/2009) Read More...

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Lebanon's Elections: Reading The Signs
A peaceful election dissolves myths and rearranges the country’s political jigsaw. But the issue of Hizbollah’s weapons remains, says Hazem Saghieh. (Open Democracy, 06/12/2009) Read More...

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The Iranian Roots of Hizbullah
Dr. Nimrod Raphaeli explores roots and evolution of Hizbullah. Exposing it's close ties with Iran and Syria. (MEMRI, 06/17/2008) Read More...

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Stop Looking for 'Moderate' Shiites and Address Interests.
Author argues for more pragmatic, comprehensive approach from Western powers to deal with Shiite majority Middle Eastern countries and their rising influence. By Parag Khanna. (World Politics Review, ... Read More...

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Hizbollah's weapons turn inward
Report looks at the current turmoil in Lebanon and what the Lebanese government can do to help prevent the situation deteriorating further. (International Crisis Group, 05/15/2008) Read More...

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Dialogue Radio: #792 The Middle East: Making Peace Possible
Discussion with George Liston Seay and Aaron Miller, a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, on the current political situation between Israel and the Palestinians. They go on to discus... Read More...

IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum discusses current Middle East issues with Efraim Karsh, Professor and Head of the Mediterranean Studies Programme at King's College, University of London. By Bobby Bazemore. (IA-Forum, 03/2... Read More...

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Is Lebanon Headed toward Another Civil War?
The author discusses the prospects for increased sectarian violence versus conciliation and cooperation in Lebanon. By David Schenker and Andrew Exum. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 1/2... Read More...

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Shimon Peres Conference at Sciences-Po Paris
Report on Shimon Peres' event at Science-Po Paris. By Youri Tessier-Stall. (IA-Forum, 12/14/2006) Read More...

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From Beirut to Gaza: Israel’s Neighbors in the Aftermath of War
The author discusses the consequences of the recent Israel-Hezbollah conflict and examines the role of the resistance doctrine throughout the region. By Ehud Yaari. (Washington Institute for Near Ea... Read More...

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Hezbollah’s Global Reach
The author discusses the potential threats that Hezbollah poses to the US in the Middle East and globally. Additionally, the author suggests how the US should respond. By Christopher Hamilton. (Was... Read More...

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Lessons and Consequences of the Israel-Hizballah War: An Early Assessment
The authors discuss the implications of the recent Israel-Hizballah conflict. By Jeffrey White, David Makovsky, and Dennis Ross. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 9/1/2006) Read More...

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The author discusses the benefits and limitations of multilateralism in North Korea, Lebanon and Iran. Read More...

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Turkey’s Dangerous Lebanon Intentions
The author describes several problems that could arise if Turkey contributes peacekeepers to the UN multinational force in Lebanon. By Soner Cagaptay. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 8/2... Read More...

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In Lebanon, Even Peace Is a Battle
The authors suggest several principles that should guide the reconstruction effort in Lebanon following the Israel-Hezbollah conflict. By Carlos Pascual and Martin S. Indyk. (Brookings Institution, ... Read More...

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Lebanon: Why So?
The author discusses some of the Israeli military and political decision-making in the recent war against Hezbollah. Additionally, the author proposes several different approaches that Hezbollah coul... Read More...

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In Lebanon, Even Peace is a Battle
The authors suggest several ideas for speeding the reconstruction of Lebanon in a manner that will minimize Hezbollah's role in southern Lebanon. By Carlos Pascual and Martin Indyk. (New York Times, 8... Read More...

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Making Peace Stick In Lebanon
Author points out that if peacekeeping is to be part of a long-term answer for Lebanon, the force there needs to be carefully designed to generate an effective solution rather than become part of the... Read More...

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Iran Sees Lebanon Strife as Way to Pressure Washington
Vali R. Nasr discusses in an interview how Iran is using the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah to demonstrate its own power and pressure the U.S. to start normalizing relations with direct talks. ... Read More...

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Letter from Beirut
The current conflict in Lebanon - as seen from a balcony, overlooking South Beirut. By Ronnie Chatah. (08/05/2006) Read More...

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A Strategy for Resolving the Conflict in Lebanon
The author discusses some of the difficulties with resolving the current crisis in Lebanon. However, the author does suggest what the US can do to help halt the violence. By Martin S. Indyk. (Brook... Read More...

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Between Hamas and Hizballah- Israel’s Vital Interests
The author explains why the Israeli strategy of disengagement is both effective and necessary. Additionally, the author suggests that the current campaigns in Gaza and Lebanon are compulsory extensio... Read More...

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The Enemy of My Enemy is Still My Enemy
The author writes that with Hezbollah receiving new prominence in the Arab world following its repeated missile attacks on Israel, Al Qaeda is seeking to reclaim support from Sunni Muslims. By Bernard... Read More...

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Don't Blame Democracy Promotion
Author argues that the real problem in Lebanon is not too much democracy but too little. By Steven Cook. (Washington Post, 7/29/2006) Read More...

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Israeli Offensive: Have Airstrikes Gone Too Far?
The author argues that Israeli airstrikes against Hezbollah are no longer effective and should be cut back drastically. By Michael E. O’Hanlon. (Brookings Institution, 7/21/2006) Read More...

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Casus Belli
The author rejects a traditional theory about the causes for problems in the Middle East. Instead, he suggests an alternative explanation and recommends greater pressure from the West to diffuse the ... Read More...

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In Iran’s Streets, Aid for an Ally Stirs Resentment and Anxieties
The debate in Iran over supporting Hezbollah and other Arab causes instead of focusing on more pressing domestic concerns. By Michael Slackman (The New York Times, 23/7/2006). Read More...

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To Disarm Shadowy Guerrilla Army, Israeli Air Power May Not Be Enough
The limited effectiveness of air power and military power in general in Israel's pursuit of security. By Thom Shanker (The New York Times, 20/7/2006). Read More...

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The Rogues Strike Back
The author explains the strategic rationale for the recent policy decisions of Iran, Syria, Hamas, and Hezbollah. By Robert Satloff. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/24/2006) Read More...

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