The challenges to inclusionary states in the MENA region are daunting—including fiercely authoritarian states, the reality or threat of political violence, and ongoing protest movements. In September 2019, POMEPS and the Lebanese American University (LAU) brought together a diverse, interdisciplinary group of scholars to discuss the challenges to building more inclusive orders under these conditions.
By Marc Lynch and Bassel Salloukh
Everyday security in Beirut’s southern suburbs: mapping the capacity and legitimacy of state and non-state actors
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Non-State Actors and Approaches to the Yemeni State
By Stacey Philbrick Yadav