Syria/Lebanon Analysis

A Strategy to Rescue Diplomacy on Syria, February 25, 2014
With Mona Yacoubian, Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Center

Interview| Can Syrian Talks Inch Forward? February 6, 2014
With Mona Yacoubian, Council on Foreign Relations 

Video| Making Sense of the Geneva II Syria Peace Talks, January 29, 2014
With Mona Yacoubian at The Atlantic Council

Audio| Syrian Peace Talks on the Brink of CollapseJanuary 21, 2014
With Mona Yacoubian on the Takeaway

Interview Part Two| 'Jihadists have a number of cards to play to undermine a diplomatic solution,' January 16, 2014
With Mona Yacoubian, Syria Direct

Interview | Geneva likely to be 'an exercise in checking the box,' January 16, 2014
With Mona Yacoubian, Syria Direct

Discussion on Syria, January 08, 2014
With Mona Yacoubian, NYU in Washington Global Leaders Series

Sectarianism and the Balkanization of the Levant, November 15, 2013
With Mona Yacoubian, Middle East Institute 2013 Annual Conference 

Hezbollah's Gamble in Syria, June 2, 2013
By Mona Yacoubian, in Foreign Affairs

Syria Slides into the Abyss, July 23, 2012
By Mona Yacoubian, in The Monkey Cage

International Conference Could Be Crucial, June 25, 2012
By Mona Yacoubian, in the New York Times

Spotlight | Crisis in Syria Nears Breaking PointJune 18, 2012
By Mona Yacoubian

Video | In Syria, 'Whac-A-Mole' Revolution Turns Increasingly Bloody, June 11, 2012
With Mona Yacoubian, on PBS NewsHour

Video | An Update on the Situation in Syria, June 3, 2012
With Mona Yacoubian, on C-SPAN's Washington Journal

A Syrian Turning Point for Russia?, May 29, 2012
With Mona Yacoubian, Council on Foreign Relations

Syria's Last Chance for Peace, May 1, 2012
By Mona Yacoubian, in Al-Monitor

Podcast | Syria Update: Religion and Rebellion, April 17, 2012
With Mona Yacoubian

Make Russia Part of the Solution in Syria, March 30, 2012
By Mona Yacoubian, in the New York Times

Spotlight | Refugees Fleeing Syria May Become a Regional Problem, March 29, 2012
By Craig Cangemi

The Road to Syria's Salvation Runs Through Russia, March 1, 2012
By Mona Yacoubian, in Foreign Policy

Video | Syria: on the Edge of Civil War, February 23, 2012
With Mona Yacoubian, Center for National Policy

Should the US Intervene in Syria? Experts Weigh In, February 9, 2012
Featuring Mona Yacoubian, in the Daily Beast

Video | The Cost of Syria's Crackdown, January 15, 2012
With Mona Yacoubian, on Al Jazeera

Hezbollah After Assad, December 1, 2011
By Mona Yacoubian, in Foreign Affairs

Saving Syria from Civil War, October 5, 2011
By Mona Yacoubian, in Foreign Policy

Regional Dynamics of the Syrian Uprising: The Impact on Lebanon and Hezbollah, October 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

Audio| Escalating Violence in Syria
Mona Yacoubian, the Diane Rehm Show (NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5 FM, Washington, DC) 

Testimony| Human Rights Situation in Syria, July 12, 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

Lebanon's Hariri Tribunal Hits Its (Anti?) Climax, July 1, 2011
By Mona Yacoubian, in Foreign Policy

Video| Syria's Developments and Humanitarian Crises in Syria, June 23, 2011
Mona Yacoubian, Viewpoint with James Zogby

Video| Lebanon's Domestic Turmoil, June 18, 2011
Mona Yacoubian and Elias Muhanna, Bloggingheads.tv 

Audio| The Crises in Yemen and Syria, June 14, 2011
Mona Yacoubian, Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane (NPR affiliate WHYY 90.9 FM, Philadelphia, PA) 

New Government Announced in Lebanon, June 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

Behind Syria's Crackdown, May 10, 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

Even If Bashar Wins, He Has Already Lost, May 3, 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

The Syrian Uprising's Impact on Lebanon, May 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

Audio| Lebanon's Political Crisis, January 26, 2011
Mona Yacoubian, the Kojo Nnamdi Show (NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5 FM, Washington, DC) 

The Other Shoe Drops in Lebanon, January 17, 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

On the Issues: Lebanon's Government, January 2011
By Mona Yacoubian

Can Lebanon Avoid Its Impending Autumn of Discontent?, October 6, 2010
By Mona Yacoubian

On the Issues: Lebanon, October 2010
By Mona Yacoubian

Promoting Political Reform in Lebanon: Opportunities and Challenges, September 29, 2010
By Mona Yacoubian

Syria's Stonewall, July 30, 2010
By Andrew Kurzrok

Lebanon's Municipal Elections: Prospects for Reform, May 27, 2010
By Mona Yacoubian

Lebanon's Evolving Relationship with Syria, May 21, 2010
By Mona Yacoubian

Lebanon's New Government, November 17, 2009
By Mona Yacoubian

Lebanon's Unstable Equilibrium, November 2009
By Mona Yacoubian

Assessing the Impact of Lebanon's June 7th Parliamentary Elections, June 15, 2009
By Mona Yacoubian

Analyzing the Lebanese Election Results, June 9, 2009
By Mona Yacoubian

Lebanon's Parliamentary Elections, June 2009
By Mona Yacoubian

U.S. Faces Paradigm Shift in Relations with Lebanon, January 23, 2009
By Mona Yacoubian

Sarkozy Courts Syria but Who Will Benefit Other than Assad?, November 19, 2008
By Emile El-Hokayem

Moving Forward in Lebanon After Doha: Bridging Deep Divides, July 7, 2008
By Mona Yacoubian

Movement in Middle East Peace Talks, June 2008
By Mona Yacoubian

Sleiman goes to Baabda. Is Lebanon back from the brink?, May 27, 2008
By Emile El-Hokayem

Is Lebanon Sliding Toward a New Civil War?, May 15, 2008
By Mona Yacoubian

Facing the Abyss: Lebanon's Deadly Political Stalemate, February 2008
By Mona Yacoubian

Engaging Syria: Redefining Syria's Role in the Middle East, November 8, 2007
By Emile El-Hokayem

Economic Reform Efforts in Egypt and Syria: Contributions to Regional Stability?, October 25, 2007
By Duaa Elzeney

How to Engage Syria, If You Really Have To, May 6, 2007
By Emile El-Hokayem

Lebanon's Summer of Fear, June 19, 2007
By Emile El-Hokayem

Syria's Alliance with Iran, May 2007
By Mona Yacoubian

Syria's Relations with Iraq, April 2007
By Mona Yacoubian

Hizballah and Syria: Outgrowing the Proxy Relationship, March 1, 2007
By Emile El-Hokayem

Lebanon: Hizbollah's Enduring Myth, November 14, 2006
By Emile El-Hokayem

Syria's Role in Lebanon, November 2006
By Mona Yacoubian

Syria and Political Change II, March 2006
By Mona Yacoubian

Syria and Political Change I, December 2005
By Mona Yacoubian