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Journal Essay

Saudi Arabia Calls Out Hezbollah: Why Now?

Matteo Legrenzi and Fred H. Lawson

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

On March 2, 2016, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) posted on its official website a scathing condemnation of the Lebanese ...

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Journal Essay

Proto-State Realignment and the Arab Spring

Ora Szekely

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

There is a long-running debate among scholars of international relations as to whether state behavior is more heavily influenced by ...

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Commentary

Still Struggling for Syria

David W. Lesch, April 13, 2015

Fifty years ago, the eminent British journalist and author Patrick Seale published a landmark book, The Struggle for Syria, in ...

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Hill Forum

U.S. Commitments to the Gulf Arab States

, April 23, 2014

The following is an unedited transcript of the seventy-sixth in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by the Middle ...

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Journal Essay

Lebanon: Hybrid Sovereignties and U.S. Foreign Policy

Najib B. Hourani

Spring 2013, Volume XX, Number 1

On August 9, 2012, the Information Branch of Lebanon's Internal Security Forces (al-Maloumat) arrested former parliamentarian and cabinet minister Michel ...

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Journal Essay

Review Essay— Lebanon: The Challenge of Moving Analysis beyond the State

Nora Stel and George Frerks

Spring 2013, Volume XX, Number 1

Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon, by Reinoud Leenders. Cornell University Press, 2012. 312 pages. $45.00, hardcover. The ...

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