September 13, 2020

Lebanon’s Momentum for Change Should not be Wasted

Originally published on Arab Weekly on 20/08/2020 As I write these words, Beirut is overwhelmed by the visit of high calibre foreign visitors: the French president […]
February 19, 2019

How Utopian Can the Christians of the Middle East Be?

Statement of the Director of MEIRSS, Dr. Elie Al Hindy, at the forum entitled “The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East”, organized by the […]
November 13, 2017

Hariri’s Resignation: A new predicament in Lebanon’s polity

Elie Al Hindy & Ramy Jabbour   After less than a year of forming his second cabinet in 18 December 2016, the first in President Aoun’s […]
June 20, 2017

Lebanon's New Electoral Law: A Major Break Through

By Dr Elie Al Hindy and Ramy Jabbour After two consecutive extensions of the Lebanese parliament and lengthy negotiations for more than six months, Lebanon is […]
April 24, 2017

Lebanon's Electoral Predicament

By Dr Elie Al Hindy and Ramy Jabbour Since the end of the civil war, Lebanon’s delicate political/sectarian balance gave the electoral law an even more […]
April 15, 2017

في أسباب رفض النسبية

د. إيلي الهندي – مدير مركز الشرق الاوسط للدراسات والابحاث الاستراتيجية تتخبط الأحزاب في لبنان منذ أكثر من عقد في محاولة إيجاد قانون انتخابي جديد […]
November 15, 2016

The Reasoning behind the Trump Phenomenon

Elie Al Hindy & Jasmin Lilian Diab Background: Amidst controversy, Trump won the elections in a landslide victory over Clinton, 232 to 306 Electoral College votes, […]
November 3, 2016

The Lebanese Presidential Election in Context: Iran’s taste of Defeat?

  Lebanon has been an oasis of relative stability for the past five years even with an almost complete political deadlock, a presidential vacancy of 28 […]