Author Archives: Khalil Toubia

Lebanon in a new regional order

Lebanon in a new regional order

The Middle East and the Mediterranean are going through great changes that are redefining the region. The countries of the Southern shore of the Mediterranean (Algeria, Tunisia, Libya) are experiencing major transformation with the fall of the old military regimes and the attempts to establish new governance. The countries of the Eastern Mediterranean, Syria, and

Is CEDRE a last chance or a mirage?

Half a year has passed since CEDRE, the economic conference for development through reforms with the private sector, the latest in a long line of international conferences aimed at propping up an unstable Lebanon. It seems like a good moment to ask what past initiatives and recent developments can tell us about CEDRE’s political context