Iran’s Protests: Reclaiming the Revolution

To many nations, the 28th of December marked nothing  more than a year approaching its.

Poverty and Living Standards in Iran After the Nuclear Deal

The current protests in Iran could be attributed to joblessness and unfulfilled economic expectations, but not necessarily to high poverty.

Demographic and Social Origins of the Iranian Uprisings

In 2015/16, a shocking 31% of men and 53% of women aged 18-29 were unemployed, compared to 20% and 19% in 1997.  More importantly, the pain of this worsening situation is increasingly felt by older age groups.  Entire families are affected when their young men and women are unable to find employment, housing, and form a family.

Drug laws in Lebanon work against small users, for big dealers

To be abducted from one’s home, taken to a strange underground place, and isolated from.

HRW World Report 2017– Lebanon’s Human Rights Issues Highlighted

Governments are (and should be) subject to exhaustive scrutiny on the part of society– a.

Jerusalem as seen in AUB’s archives

The means through which political stances are expressed today are limitless. After US President Donald.

100 Years after Balfour Conference: An Exploration of the Past and Future of Palestine

On  December 13th and 14th, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) hosted.

Latin America: What course will it take?

The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has recently gained the attention.

Water Scarcity in the Middle East as Explained by Dr. Hussam Hussein

On December 6, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs hosted a.

Beirut’s Golden Crown of Polluted Air

Lebanon’s coasts have been lying under a great yellow cloud, making sure we go about.