On the Importance of Looking

Despite the helplessness and the international community’s failure in stopping the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta, continuing to look and refusing to remain silent is still valuable, especially when we consider four factors.

Megaphone, the new media kid playing with the big guns

Megaphone provides “an alternative way of commenting, and analyzing news through fact-checking and in-depth analysis”, especially of topics avoided in the mainstream media, such as LGBTQ+ issues.

Lebanese youth network demands student contract to safeguard rights

The final objective, and in the context of the upcoming elections, is to reach out to the Ministry of Education and demand that the state regulates and monitors the performance of private and public institutions of higher education.

LAU hosts a discussion on “Women and Political Representation after the Arab Uprisings”

Regimes have resorted to “state feminism” to appease popular and grassroots agitation for more women’s rights, as well as to diffuse international pressure.

Nine Years Later: Will the Lebanese Parliamentary Elections Bring Change

On changes in the political structure, optimistic and pessimistic outlooks, and the potential turning points in the long-overdue parliamentary elections

Why Saad al-Hariri Will Not Get My Vote

The troubled political career of the Prime Minister of Lebanon did not start with the controversy over his trip to Saudi Arabia two months ago.

Who Will Get My Vote In Lebanon’s Upcoming Elections

The last time I voted in Parliamentary elections was in 2005, thirteen years ago. I.

Who is the “Civil Society” that is preparing to run for Parliamentary Elections?

The term “civil society” has been used to describe those who are “active” outside the traditional societal organizations and within oppositional movements against other parts of society, mainly against state authorities.

Overview of ‘Post-Conflict Reconstruction’ Discussion at the Carnegie Middle East Center

A discussion on the meaning of “reconstruction”, its implications, and the overall outlook on Syria, Libya, and Iraq

(Haigazian University)
A seminar on Challenges of Reforming Lebanon’s Public Administration at Haigazian University

On the sectarian politicization of appointments to senior positions, reform, and drafting a National Anticorruption Strategy