Green Movement

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Are All (Middle Eastern) Revolutions Created Equal?

The developments in Lebanon are little more than a distraction compared to the amazing events that have unfolded in Tunisia over the past couple of days. Demonstrating protesters! Police brutality! Collapsing governments! Fleeing autocrats! Thrilling stuff… Now that the Western media has finally sat up to take notice of what’s been happening in Tunisia, several … Continue reading

Hezbollah, the Basij, and the Iranian Green Movement

Hilal Khashan, Professor of Political Studies and Public Administration at the American University of Beirut, recently claimed that Hezbollah sent several hundred members to Iran last year to help clamp down on the anti-regime protests. Khashan, who is frequently quoted in the foreign press on Lebanon-related stories, says that his source for this information is … Continue reading

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