Wednesday, July 24, 2013

When US think tanks want to hear what they like, they'll even call on a 'native' toilet brush to speak!

with Hanin Ghaddar
Managing Editor, NOW News (Lebanon)and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Hezbollah seems to be willing to lose its popularity in Lebanon to help Bashar al-Assad. Ghaddar explains why Hezbollah’s involvement seems as if they are helping secure some kind of federalism; however, their main interest is not to protect Assad, but instead, Iran.

Thursday, July 25, 201312:00 – 1:00 p.m.6th floor Moynihan Board Room
Woodrow Wilson Center


Omar Nashabe said...

in 2011, they had invited the "lebanese media and national figure" May Chidiac to offer her "expertise":

Omar Nashabe said...

yet, I don't think anyone can beat Mr Chatah:

"Chatah described Lebanese politicians as very “vocal,” challenging Hezbollah, Iran, and Syria on these issues. But he felt that more still needs to be done to increase domestic security levels, police borders, and renegotiate diplomatic agreements with regional powers to “send a clear message” that Lebanon wants no violation of its borders or security while the rest of the region continues to undergo its own transitions."