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In Depth: War, Politics, Middle East and Lebanon

27 Jun 2012

Assad Delenda Est: The Case for Aiding Syria’s Rebels

if nearly every Sunni Arab in the country votes for them, which can’t possibly ...

31 Jul 2006

Democracies and War

personal affection for Lebanon, the country where I recently lived, the only country other than the US where I’ve ever lived, this is what anguishes me ...

27 Oct 2006

Iraq the Movie — To Be Filmed in Beirut?

of humor in that country.) Middle East Lebanon Iraq Hezbollah Violence ...

10 Jun 2013

Hezbollah's Vietnam

in the 1980s and 1990. And “Vietnam” (the metaphor, not the country) is supposed ...

9 Mar 2012

Hezbollah's Relentless Rage

but they’ve never come close to threatening the country’s existence. ...

24 Jun 2013

Hezbollah's Disneyland

Hezbollah has buit a museum-theme park atop a mountain in Lebanon dedicated to its "victorious" exploits against Israel. Conspicuously missing from this propaganda playland however are the terror group's monstrous attacks against civilians.
23 Jul 2012

Assad Delenda Est

in the country votes for them, which can’t possibly happen. There’s no reason ...

4 Aug 2013

Hezbollah Plays the Israel Card

Hezbollah has always used the specter of enemy Israel to paper over the dangerous rift between Sunni and Shia Muslims. Now locked in the fight of its life in Syria, Hezbollah needs the Israel card more than ever.
1 Aug 2006

Instalinks

“LEBANON IS A FINAL COUNTRY FOR ALL ITS CHILDREN”: Robert Rabil says a fresh ...

18 Jan 2007

The Blitzing of Haret Hreik

a suicide-bomb belt around the waist of the country. But that would mean siding ...

7 Sep 2009

The Warlord in His Castle

the country they fled to as refugees. Egypt’s Coptic Christians are second class ...

21 Nov 2006

The Stage is Set – Updated

in Lebanon have infiltrated the country and are leading combat units ...

8 Jan 2011

The Israeli Way of War

is conducted appropriately. I want to live in a country where there is an address ...

12 Feb 2007

The Fiercest Liberal in Lebanon

solidly pro-American and staunchly anti-Syrian group in the country ...

11 May 2008

Jumblatt’s Men Set Back Iran’s Militia in Lebanon

the rest of the country suggest that Hezbollah’s “rout” is illusory. Tony ...

8 Apr 2004

Iranian Proxy War

border crossings along the 900-mile frontier with that country. Tehran has, ...

4 Jan 2007

“It’s Like a Phish Concert for Terrorists”

visit foreign countries and file these dispatches without your assistance. ...