July 5, 2019

Adapt and Overcome: Hezbollah and PMF’s Response to U.S Sanctions

The Trump administration’s 2018 decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and the subsequent economic sanctions that the U.S has imposed on Iran has had […]
July 4, 2019

Lebanon Report – June

Administrative Appointments Political tensions reached levels not seen for quite some time between Hariri’s Future Movement and Bassil’s Free Patriotic Movement. Observers have linked the war […]
June 7, 2019

Western Sanctions and their Impact on the Reconstruction of Syria

As the Syrian war enters its 8th year, the Assad regime, backed by Russia and Iran, has regained control of the vital areas of Syria. The […]
May 27, 2019

إعادة انتخابات بلدية إسطنبول: قوة وضعف المرشحين ورمزية المدينة

بعد انتظار دام أسابيع، أعلنت “اللجنة العليا للانتخابات” قرارها بإعادة انتخابات بلدية مدينة إسطنبول، معتبرة أن شوائب عديدة قد رافقت العملية الانتخابية وفرز الأصوات. وكان رئيس […]
April 15, 2019

Geopolitical Dimensions of Taliban’s Office in Doha

On February 15, 2011, Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef, Ambassador of the Taliban regime in Islamabad and a close aide of Mullah Omar, Tayyab Agha, held two […]
April 15, 2019

يريفان الواقعية: خطوة نحو حل الصراع الأرمني – الأذربيجاني

يعود تاريخ الصراع بين أرمينيا وجارتها أذربيجان إلى عصور سحيقة تخللتها الكثير من الكراهية المتبادلة والدماء. وحتى قبل قيام الدول بمفهومها الحديث، شهد الشعبين على الكثير […]
April 3, 2019

Lebanon Report – March

US Secretary of State in Lebanon Completing a series of visits by US officials such as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale[1], acting […]
March 19, 2019

Latin America: A Key Part of Hezbollah’s Global Network

Introduction ”The resistance support association must significantly energize its activities. It must provide an opportunity for jihad by money. The sanctions are a form of war… […]
March 6, 2019

Revival of the Lebanese Shiite Community and Hezbollah’s Beginnings (1982-1990)

For the past few years, Hezbollah has accumulated a wide range of power and influence in many regions of the Middle East, particularly in Lebanon, the […]
March 5, 2019

Lebanon Report – February

Formation of Cabinet: Implications and Challenges Following a nine-month deadlock, a new government was formed in the end of January 2019. The compromise reached grants representation […]