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American Policy in Lebanon: Stability Through Dissociation

Lebanon is finally getting Washington’s attention after spending the last four years languishing on the back burner. The Lebanese are now hopeful that maybe the days when Lebanon was a priority in Washington are upon them once again.

Event Transcript - Researching the Middle East

Transcript for a panel discussion on the challenges of researching and writing on recent Middle East history.

Syria and the U.S. Role In the Middle East

The Obama administration is stepping up support for rebels in Syria’s civil war. Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright discusses U.S. leverage in Syria and America's role in the Middle East on the Diane Rehm Show.

Women and Change in the Middle East

In this conference, speakers discussed progress toward the empowerment of women in the Middle East and North Africa. The first panel examined the status of women in a select number of countries in the region, focusing on women's rights and civil society, and examining developments in women's political participation and legal rights. The second panel focused on the experiences of women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution.

The Impact of Iran’s Currency Collapse

Calm has been restored for now, but Iran’s economic problems have not gone away just because protesters have left the streets of Tehran. Iranian businessman and observer Bijan Khajehpour provides insight into the nature and depth of Iran’s economic problems and where it all might lead.

Small Surprise in UN Nuclear Report on Iran

The UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) issued today a long expected report on Iran and another on Syria. Public Policy Scholar Michael Adler comments on the reports.

Former Public Policy Scholar Barbara Slavin's exclusive interview with former interim Libyan PM, Mahmoud Jibril

Former interim Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril gives an exclusive interview to former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Barbara Slavin in Al Monitor.

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