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Africa and the Middle East

Hezbollah, the Shia Community and the Lebanese State

On December 1, 2010 the U.S.-Lebanon Dialogue Program hosted “Hezbollah, the Shia Community and the Lebanese State” to unveil Ziad Majed’s new policy paper regarding Hezbollah and the Shia community of Lebanon. During this conversation, experts debated Mr. Majed’s recommendations and discussed events on the ground in Lebanon, including the implications of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as it relates to the Shia community. Speakers: Mr. Ziad Majed, Instructor of Middle Eastern Studies at American University of Paris and author of the report “Hezbollah and the Shiite Community: From Political Confessionalization to Confessional Specialization.” Mr. Lee Smith, Senior Editor, Weekly Standard Moderated by Mr. Karim Sadjadpour, Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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Event information
Wed Dec 1, 2010
12:00pm - 1:30pm GMT+0000
Washington, DC, United States