From a local southern Lebanese guerrilla force to a huge regional player, Hezbollah has made many friends and foes. It’s implications for the Lebanese state, to states where similar replica are now emerging, the militia force has come to represent a rising theme and issue in the Middle East: the militia and it’s parallel state.
How did the Syrian ceasefire change relations between US and Russia? Sha Lalapet analyses the week-long Syrian ceasefire and the international implications that unfolded as a result.
What does the current ceasefire in Syria mean? Who gains what? Sha Lalapet examines the effects of the deal on regional stability and international relations.
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is delivering justice for former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri and other victims of the Feb 14, 2005 bombings in Beirut in a unique way.
Our team looks at the regional effects of the ongoing Syrian civil war.
Garbage crisis in Lebanon gets stinky.
Will the Iran Nuclear Deal make the world a safer place? Or is it a weak agreement with strong geopolitical backlash? Our Editors weigh in.
Hasan Siddiqui guides the discussion of shifting U.S. policy in Syria, tying in Iran’s nuclear programme negotiations and discontentment from America’s regional allies.
Hasan Siddiqui’s outlook on the current situation in the Levant and Hezbollah’s capacity therein.