Rohan Talbot is a freelance writer on psychology and political violence, formerly working for an NGO in the Palestinian refugee camps of North Lebanon.
No Olympic truce in Tripoli
As the fireworks of the opening ceremony of the Olympics went off in London, gunfire was resounding once again in Tripoli.
Lebanon, Lebanoff: a nation in danger of stagnation
Lebanon’s infrastructure has been damaged by repeated conflict, with the country even now still reeling from the...
Lessons from Lebanon: need for reconciliation after the Arab Spring
The revolutionaries must find a way to bond former oppressors and oppressed together in this process.
Palestinians in Lebanon: Weathering Syria’s encroaching storm
Despite containing both vehement (and often armed) supporters and opponents of Assad, Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee...
Lebanon: the dark side of the twitter revolution
A series of potentially incendiary events have brought new headlines, blog posts, status updates and tweets...
Lebanon: the trouble with Tripoli
A more important root to the current violence is the poverty blighting these communities. It is no secret that...