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April 25, 2015

Iraq
WR04252015 Weekend Reading: Migrants and Libya?, Taking Tikrit, and Escaping Yemen

Issandr El Amrani argues that a strong, stable Libya would not solve the migration problems in the Mediterranean. The editors at the Middle East Research and Information Project urge for a humanitar…

June 3, 2005

Lebanon
Lebanon: Election Update

This publication is now archived. What’s the significance of Lebanon’s parliamentary elections?They are the first democratic elections since 1976, when Syria began a 29-year occupation of its neighbo…

June 21, 2005

Lebanon
LEBANON: Election Results

This is an article about Lebanon’s 2005 general election. For analysis of results from Lebanon’s 2009 vote, click here.This publication is now archived. What was the result of the final round of Leba…

July 16, 2007

Civil Society
Iranian Civil Society and the Role of U.S. Foreign Policy

The arrests of four Iranian-Americans have created a chill among those in Iran working to open up civil society and led to disagreements over U.S. support for those efforts.

June 3, 2010

Iran
For Neda: Film Screening and Discussion

Filmmakers and experts discuss the HBO documentary For Neda, which illuminates the larger story of political struggle in Iran by focusing on the life of Neda Agha-Soltan, the woman whose death during…

June 3, 2010

Iran
"For Neda" - Film Screening and Discussion

This new documentary illuminates the larger story of political struggle in Iran by focusing on the life of Neda Agha-Soltan, the woman whose death during last year's protests drew international atten…

October 2, 2008

Iran
Manouchehr Mottaki

(Note: Min. Mottaki's remarks are provided through an interpreter.) BARBARA SLAVIN: The last time that we met was in July, I believe. You came to the United Nations and you invited a bunch of journ…

October 2, 2008

Iran
A Conversation with Manouchehr Mottaki

Watch Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Manouchehr Mottaki discuss U.S.-Iran relations, as well as the roles of power and responsibility in international relations.

November 3, 2006

Lebanon
Landis: Iraq War Sapping U.S. Influence in Lebanon

Joshua Landis, an expert on Syria and Lebanon, says the drawn-out Iraq conflict has fed an image of declining U.S. influence in Lebanon, which has led Hezbollah to try to weaken, if not overthrow, th…