Published in: North Africa, West Asia: AnalysisDeadly clashes in Beirut show Lebanon is a country of no accountability
At least six killed and dozens injured in outbreak of heavy gunfire that will also create further obstacles to port...
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: OpinionWhat the assassination of Lokman Slim tells us about Lebanon
In a country where impunity is the rule, those who murdered Slim can be sure that everyone will know who they are,...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaLebanon’s elections: whose victory?
The political discontent of the country’s Sunnis is arguably the more important message from these elections.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaWhat is sectarianism in the Middle East?
The term is heard whenever the Middle East or Syria are discussed, yet a talking head would be pressed to define...
Lebanon’s worsening strife
Politically, the country is a melting pot of regional and highly localised concerns, playing out along axes of...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of December 23rd 2011
As 2011 draws to a close, the global War on Drugs gets strangely surreal, from collective magic in Mexico to a DIY...
Lebanon and the "Spring" of others
Syria’s unrest has allowed Lebanon to finally play a role in the Arab uprisings, with potentially dangerous effects,...