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Paul Salem

Paul Salem

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Paul Salem is Director of the Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut.

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  1. Can Hezbollah Weather the Arab Spring?
    cf7b810246f86ff0142a8837_dr3929c.jpg Dean Rohrer

    Can Hezbollah Weather the Arab Spring?

    Jun 19, 2012 Paul Salem

  2. Hezbollah in a Corner
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    Hezbollah in a Corner

    Jul 23, 2010 Paul Salem

  3. Learning to Leave Extremism
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    Learning to Leave Extremism

    Oct 27, 2009 Paul Salem on unemployment and education in the Arab world.

  4. Lebanon Goes West
    25a6bf0446f86f480f2cb300_pa2362c.jpg Paul Lachine

    Lebanon Goes West

    Jun 9, 2009 Paul Salem

  5. Lebanon’s New Status Quo

    Lebanon’s New Status Quo

    Jul 2, 2008 Paul Salem

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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Taiwan’s experience suggests that the attempted assassination of former US President Donald Trump may provide him with enough sympathy votes to return to the White House. Barring a dramatic shift, such as President Joe Biden being replaced by a more dynamic nominee, the prospects for a Democratic victory appear dim.

    draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.
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    The Supreme Court Just Sabotaged the US Economy

    Kenneth Jacobs considers the implications of a decision that will hobble federal rulemaking and unleash a wave of litigation.
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    Gen Z’s Growing Consumer Power

    Wolfgang Fengler explains how the generation’s enormous economic potential will unfold over the next two decades.
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    Why Is China’s Consumption Rate So Low?

    Zhang Jun thinks Chinese households are spending more than official data indicate, but that more support is needed.
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    South Korea Is Caught in the Crossfire of the US-China Trade War

    Anne O. Krueger warns that America’s recent policy shifts could jeopardize a critical strategic alliance in East Asia.
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    What to Do About the Taliban’s Gender Apartheid

    Gordon Brown proposes how international pressure can be brought to bear to reverse the regime's ban on girls' education.
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    What Labour Needs to Succeed

    Mariana Mazzucato & Sarah Doyle share lessons from other countries about how to implement an effective industrial strategy.
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    Restore the Olympic Peace

    Dmitry Muratov, et al.

    When the Olympics were held in ancient times, the frequent wars between the Greek city states were suspended. If the billions of people who will watch this summer's Paris Olympic Games were to take inspiration from this history and call for ceasefires in today's wars, how many lives might be saved?

    see the Paris Summer Games as an ideal moment to advocate ceasefires and negotiations in ongoing wars.

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