The current IMF deal has inflated the illusion of conducting reform in Lebanon. It has offered the political and banking elites more time and wider opportunity to maneuver around proposed reforms to protect one another. But the larger society cannot afford lost time anymore. 

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Facing political, social, and economic collapse and the unexpected results of last weekend's parliamentary elections, Lebanon…

Often described as being perpetually “on the brink,” in “the crossfire,” or “caught between Iraq and…

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Egypt's Digital Foreign Policy
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As Egypt’s crises with its immediate neighbors have mounted significantly in recent years, so too has…