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Lebanese PM Sa’ad Hariri Cancels His Deal With the Devil, Leaving Lebanon in the Hands of Iran

A renewed political and media circus in Beirut should not be confused with a real, serious strategy to roll back Teheran and break its long arm, Hezbollah

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American Policy in Lebanon Isn’t Policy. It’s Poetry.

And if we want to get serious about fighting Hezbollah, we should start by insisting on the following benchmarks

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Palestinians Cancel Screening of Lebanese Movie Because the Director’s Former Film Was Partly Shot in Israel

Want to get your art shown in Ramallah? First apologize for working with the Jews.

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Democratic and Republican Elites Are Using Trump to Whitewash 16 Years of Foreign-Policy Disasters

Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?

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The Pentagon Fills Hezbollah’s Shopping List

Bradley fighting vehicles, M4 rifles among the American goods that will soon make their way to Lebanon, free of charge

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Lebanese PM Saad Hariri Joins With Hezbollah to Con Donald Trump

Standing a few blocks from the White House, Lebanese delegation member Elias Bou Saab tweeted his support to Hezbollah ‘resisters.’ But the real problem is much, much worse.

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Lebanon Is Another Name for Hezbollah

And now Donald Trump, who inherited the disastrous Lebanon policy of the Obama administration, has a big problem on his hands

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Eleven Years After the Second Lebanon War, Is Another Conflict Imminent?

Israel’s northern border has been quiet, but the upheaval in Syria may spiral into another show-down with Hezbollah

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Amid Wide Praise, ‘Wonder Woman’ Gets Banned in Lebanon

The film was banned because its lead, Gal Gadot, is Israeli and a former IDF soldier

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The Lebanese Prime Minister Is Stuck, and He’s Improvising

As Saad Hariri seeks international support, he’s aligning closer with Hezbollah and Assad in Syria

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Hezbollah’s Farcical Media Tour at the Israel-Lebanon Border

Make no mistake: the Iranian proxy controls the Lebanese state, including the U.S.-aided Lebanese Armed Forces

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Hezbollah’s Women Aren’t Happy

As their sons and ‘temporary husbands’ are ripped from them to fight a proxy war in Syria, grieving mothers and brides are compensated with only a promise of spiritual redemption from Sayyeda Zaynab, a granddaughter of the Prophet

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A Nice, Relaxing Weekend in the Sights of Hezbollah

Dispatch from the border, 10 years after the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War. How long until the next war—inevitably—begins?

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Against Abnormalization: BDS Targets a Major Lebanese-Born Writer

An interview with Israeli television lands French citizen, novelist, and essayist Amin Maalouf in a bizarre and ignorant thought-crime hell

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The Age of the Terror Selfie

At a lonely army outpost in 1994, Israel was shown the difference between radicals and fanatics—and between soldiers and storytellers. But the West didn’t learn.

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Is the U.S. Placating Iran—in Lebanon?

The State Department cut funding to NGO that cultivates moderate Shiite voices in opposition to Hezbollah

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Obama’s Harvest of Violence

A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you

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Hezbollah Heading for the Golan Heights

How the flare-up on the Israel-Lebanon border may portend a larger conflict

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Two IDF Soldiers Killed Near Lebanon Border

First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence

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It’s Time To Arm Muslim Moderates Against Extremists

Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who’ve hijacked it?

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The Deeper Lessons of the Miss Universe Contest

Beyond the selfie drama, this year’s pageant was a deliciously absurd spectacle

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Miss Universe Selfie Sparks Middle East Drama

Outrage after Miss Lebanon appears in a photo with Miss Israel

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Getting Rid of National Borders in the Middle East Won’t End Sectarian Warfare

The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality

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Syrian Forces Seize Rebel Town Near Lebanon

With Hezbollah’s help, Assad secures last rebel stronghold on border

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Sex, Leave, and Videotape

Tablet Original Fiction: An IDF soldier takes a strange dare, and brings the battlefield home

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Israel Strikes Lebanon Near Syrian Border

Warplanes target an arms smuggling route near a Hezbollah stronghold

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With Natural Gas Fields in the Eastern Mediterranean, Israel Now Has a New Front: the Sea

As new fields come online, Israel is beefing up its naval assets to fend off threats from Turkey, Lebanon, and Russia

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If Israel Makes Arabs Mad at the U.S., Our Partnership With Iran Will Make Them Even Madder

In fighting a mutual enemy—Sunni militants—with Tehran’s support, the Obama Administration risks alienating Sunni allies

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Hezbollah Acquiring Advanced Missile Parts

U.S. officials say group is smuggling weapons into Lebanon piece by piece

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With Hezbollah Away, Lebanon to Play (Ball)?

Lebanese soldier to be prosecuted in killing of Israeli soldier

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