U.S. Institute of Peace Washington – 16. Juni 2022 10:30am – 11:30am EDT (Berlin/Bonn: 16:30 MEZ)
Unable to attend: Webcast: https://www.usip.org/events/lebanon-crossroads-0
Paul Salem – President, Middle East Institute
David Schenker – Taube Senior Fellow – Director, Program on Arab Politics, WI for Near East Policy
Mona Yacoubian – Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace
Ambassador Hesham Youssef, moderator – Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace
As Lebanon contends with cascading humanitarian, economic and political crises, the May 2022 parliamentary elections offered a glimmer of hope with the success of an unprecedented number of reform-minded candidates. Yet, the country is still grappling with the consequences of an imperfect peace that began with the 1989 Ta’if Accord, which ended a 15-year civil war. This flawed peace continues to resonate both internally and throughout the region.