Lebanon

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Expect more of the same in Lebanon

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Eyal Zisser, the Vice Rector of TAU and former director of MDC, has published an article in "Israel Hayom", discussing the recent elections in Lebanon.

Zero-Sum versus Win-Win in the Middle East

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In our latest issue of Iqtisadi: The Middle East Economy, Paul Rivlin analyses the economic effects of having a zero-sum versus a win-win approach to problems. Increased bilateral trade since the Abraham Accords offer an example of a win-win scenario while the current Lebanese crisis shows how difficult it can be to escape a zero-sum game.

No Boundaries – The Syrian-Lebanese Drug Economy

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In this issue of Iqtisadi, Dr. Moran Levanoni analyzes how the Syrian-Lebanese border area has become one of the most important centers for the production of illegal drugs in the Middle East. Hezbollah's key role in the Middle East drug trade is contextualized within its global empire that includes parts of South America, Africa, and Eurasia.

Hizballah’s Gain, Lebanon’s Pain

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In the latest edition of Tel Aviv Notes, Sarah Cahn and Joel Parker explore how Hizballah is taking advantage of the Lebanese economic crisis to deepen Lebanon's ties to the Iranian-led "resistance axis."