RealClear Radio Hour – Special Podcast From Beirut

20 Jul

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Lebanon as Fault Line

JUL 19, 2014

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Ghassan Moukheiber, Lebanese Member of Parliament, describes Lebanon’s complex history of conflict and 15 years of evolving civil war. Considered a confederated pluralist democracy along confessional religious lines, Lebanon continues to struggle to balance its tradition of theocracy and secularist constitutional.

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On the Syrian Refugee Crisis

JUL 19, 2014

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Dr. Alain Hakim, Lebanon’s Minister of Economy and Trade, compares the country’s Palestinian refugee crisis of the 1960s and its lasting effects to its Syrian refugee population today and offers proposals for reform.

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WATCH (on YouTube)

 

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3 Responses to “RealClear Radio Hour – Special Podcast From Beirut”

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  1. Forbes – Flood of Syrian Refugees Strains Lebanon’s Fragile Political Consensus | Bill Frezza - July 21, 2014

    […] The complexity of Lebanon’s political situation boggles the Western mind. While there, I had the opportunity to interview and learn from two Lebanese government officials, Member of Parliament Ghassan Moukheiber and Minister of Economy and Trade Dr. Alain Hakim. (You can listen to their interviews on RealClear Radio Hour here.) […]

  2. Flood of Syrian Refugees Strains Lebanon's Fragile Political Consensus | Pally News - July 21, 2014

    […] The complexity of Lebanon’s domestic conditions boggles a Western mind. While there, we had a event to talk and learn from dual Lebanese supervision officials, Member of Parliament Ghassan Moukheiber and Minister of Economy and Trade Dr. Alain Hakim. (You can listen to their interviews on RealClear Radio Hour here.) […]

  3. Flood of Syrian refugees strains Lebanon's fragile political consensus | Ya Libnan - July 23, 2014

    […] The complexity of Lebanon’s political situation boggles the Western mind. While there, I had the opportunity to interview and learn from two Lebanese government officials, Member of Parliament Ghassan Moukheiber and Minister of Economy and Trade Dr. Alain Hakim. (You can listen to their interviews on RealClear Radio Hour here.) […]

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