Publications

  • Viewpoint
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon’s Voters Would Do Well to Support the Forces of Change

    May 10, 2022Imad K. Harb

    On May 15, resident Lebanese go to the polls to elect a new 128-member parliament to replace the one elected four years ago. Given the right to vote in 2018, e…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Hezbollah Mirrors a Weak State and a Turbulent Region

    Apr 13, 2022Nabeel Khoury

    In the eyes of an observant analyst, “While it is customary to characterize Hezbollah as a ‘state within a state,’ it is more accurate now to define it as a ‘s…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    The Need for an International Development Fund for Lebanon

    Jan 6, 2022Nabeel Khoury

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB), European Union (EU), France, and the United States are all trying to help Lebanon out of the economic a…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Politics, Geopolitical Conditions Pushing Lebanon into a Death Spiral

    Dec 22, 2021Imad K. Harb

    Conditions in Lebanon today betray a slide toward the total failure of state institutions amid a precipitous downturn of the country’s economic and social indi…

Multimedia

  • Event Video
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    Will Miqati’s New Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?

    Sep 29, 2021

    On September 28, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) presented a webinar titled “Will Miqati’s Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?” Speakers were Patr…

  • Podcast
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    Lebanon in Crisis

    Jul 29, 2021

    Mona Harb joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss Lebanon’s collapsing economy and the oligarchy’s control over the country, as well as the lasting effects of th…

  • Event Video
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics

    Feb 2, 2021

    For years, Lebanese political and economic institutions have failed to address the many challenges facing the country. Today, Lebanon’s presidency is ineffecti…

Webinars & Events

  • Panel Discussions
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon in Crisis: Hard Realities and Recommendations for a Way Forward

    May 12, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    This webinar analyzes the different aspects of political, economic, and social life in Lebanon today and seeks to answer some fundamental and serious questions…

  • Webinar
    Lebanon

    Will Miqati’s New Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?

    Sep 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

    Miqati’s government has the Herculean task of correcting the course of Lebanon to prevent the full collapse of its political, economic, social, and security in…

  • Panel Discussions
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics

    Feb 2, 2021

    On February 2, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics.”

Experts

Imad K. Harb
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Imad K. Harb

Director of Research and Analysis
Joe Macaron
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Joe Macaron

Former Resident Fellow
Mona Harb
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Mona Harb

Non-resident Fellow