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Lebanon: The Next Front Line in the Islamic State Onslaught

Lebanon: The Next Front Line in the Islamic State Onslaught

| October 5, 2014

Lebanon’s precarious state has worsened as ISIS beheads citizens and holds hostage Lebanese troops and police.

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Israel’s Next War with Hezbollah

Israel’s Next War with Hezbollah

| November 16, 2013

Despite the atmosphere of mutual deterrence, the Shi’ite group’s alliance with Tehran and Damascus, the Syrian war and the entry of new regional forces could spark a conflagration.

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Lebanon Tenders Encroach on Israeli Waters

Lebanon Tenders Encroach on Israeli Waters

| September 29, 2013

Lawyers say Israel could lose territory if it does not object to the Lebanese energy exploration tenders in court, or even militarily.

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Salafism gains Ground in Lebanon

Salafism gains Ground in Lebanon

| August 22, 2013

Extremist Islamist groups are expected to gain more ground in Lebanon as long as the Syrian crisis drags on and Hezbollah continues to fight alongside the regime.

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Over the Brink

Over the Brink

| August 22, 2013

Lebanon’s leaders are undermining its institutions and dragging the country faster into the Syrian conflict.

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Map: Ethnic Composition of the Levant

Map: Ethnic Composition of the Levant

| August 7, 2013

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Too Close for Comfort: Syrians in Lebanon

Too Close for Comfort: Syrians in Lebanon

| May 13, 2013

Syria’s conflict is dragging down its neighbors, none more perilously than Lebanon. Beirut’s official policy of “dissociation” – seeking, by refraining from taking sides, to keep the war at arm’s length – is right in theory but increasingly dubious in practice.

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