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    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    An Unwinnable Battle of Narratives in Lebanon Regarding War with Israel

    Jul 19, 2024Patricia Karam

    Hezbollah’s decision on war against Israel has attracted both support and objection from different political factions in Lebanon and helped lead to escalating …

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    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Expert Perspectives on the Assassination Attempt on Trump

    The assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump’s life on July 13 may very well have an impact on the upcoming presidential election. According to p…

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    Palestine/IsraelUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    If Biden Drops Out, Where Do Democrats Go on Israel-Gaza War?

    Jul 17, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    On the heels of a disappointing presidential debate performance, much has been made of whether the Democratic Party will replace Joe Biden on the ticket this N…

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    Palestine/IsraelSecurity and Defense

    Explosive Remnants of War in Gaza: A Long-Term Threat to Palestinian Life

    Jul 17, 2024Yara M. Asi

    Before Israel’s current war on Gaza, the deadliest of the previous four Israeli assaults on the Strip occurred in 2014. Over 50 days, Israel killed at least 2,…

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    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Lancet and Genocide By “Slow Death” in Gaza

    Jul 12, 2024John Quigley

    A recent survey of Middle East scholars found that most regard Israel’s actions in Gaza since October 2023 either as “genocide” (34 percent) or as “major war c…

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    LebanonMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Lebanon Needs Help in Dealing with Its Syrian Refugees

    Jul 10, 2024Imad K. Harb

    The dangerous saber-rattling and bloody confrontations between Hezbollah and Israel have partly obscured serious domestic challenges facing Lebanon and the car…

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    JordanRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Gaza War and Threats to Jordan’s Domestic and Regional Stability

    Jul 9, 2024Curtis Ryan

    Jordanians of all walks of life have watched the relentless war in Gaza with deepening alarm. By latest count, at least 38,000 Palestinians have been killed, m…

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    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    The Biden-Trump Presidential Debate: Implications and Prospects

    Jul 4, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    On Thursday, June 27, 2024, US President and Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden and former President and Republican Party nominee Donald Trump held their first…

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    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

    The US Academy and the Destruction of Gaza’s Education System

    Jul 3, 2024Hanna Alshaikh

    After Columbia University students set up a pro-Palestinian encampment on April 17, similar ones formed on campuses not only in the United States but worldwide…

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    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Limits on Egypt’s Gaza “Containment Strategy”

    Jul 1, 2024Daniel Brumberg

    Egypt has opted to follow a containment strategy in order to manage the fallout from the Israeli war on Gaza, such as the spillover of the conflict into the Si…

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    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    History Redux: Immigrants from MENA and the US Presidential Election

    Trump’s previous policies affecting Muslims and President Biden’s stance on the Gaza war are likely to either keep Arab-Americans from voting or prompt them to…

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    Saudi ArabiaUS Foreign Policy

    Difficulties Facing a US-Saudi Security Agreement

    The search for a US-brokered Saudi-Israeli deal to normalize relations has assumed outsized significance in the administration’s approach to the Middle East.