20 Jul 2015
Lebanon's Self-Defeating Survival Strategies
Author: International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This paper contends that the political balance that Lebanon has cultivated in order to allow its various polarized actors to work together, has led to paralysis when it comes to dealing with the security and refugee problems caused by the ongoing civ...
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Israel and Gaza: The Children of War
Author: Lyse Doucet, James Rodgers, George Graham, Sami Abdel-Shafi
In this transcript, four analysts discuss the BBC documentary “Israel and Gaza: The Children of War,” which looks at how children on both sides of the border are being affected by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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The Challenge of Freedom in Southeastern Europe
Author: Adam Balcer, Spasimir Domaradzki, Marta Szpala
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
This report examines the state of economic transformation, democratization and modernization in Southeastern Europe, and Russia's continued attempts to influence the region.
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Eritrea – Paths Out of Isolation
Author: Annette Weber
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This commentary discusses some of the reasons why large numbers of Eritreans are fleeing their country despite the fact that the country suffers neither famine nor war nor terrorism.
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