1,441Oct 27, 1983
Reagan Address on Lebanon and Grenada
President Reagan addressed the nation on the suicide truck bombing of a Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon which killed 241 U.S. military personnel. He also discussed the U.S. invasion of ...
813Aug 25, 1989
Book Discussion on From Beirut to Jerusalem
Thomas Friedman, chief diplomatic correspondent for the New York Times, discusses his best-selling book, From Beirut to Jerusalem. Friedman was the first Jewish correspondent to be sent by ...
782Aug 30, 2013
Book Discussion on Hezbollah
Matthew Levitt talked about his book, Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God, in which he explores the power of Hezbollah in Lebanon and the organization’s ...
748Nov 14, 2006
Book Discussion on Night Draws Near
Anthony Shadid talked about Lebanon and described his visits to Southern Lebanon and his ancestral village. He also talked about his coverage of the recent Israeli invasion of Lebanon and ...
551Oct 2, 2012
Book Discussion on American Sheikhs
Professor Brian VanDeMark talked about his book, American Sheikhs: Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America’s Influence in the Middle East, a history of the American ...
425Oct 18, 2008
Retrospective on the 25th Anniversary of Beirut Bombings
Retired Marine Corps commanders spoke about the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine compound in Beriut, lessons learned as a result of the incident and subsequent military responses to terrorism, and ...
422Mar 20, 2013
Hezbollah as a Global Threat
Middle East policy experts testified about the evolution of Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant organization, and its relationship with Iran.
420Feb 2, 2011
Book Discussion on A Privilege to Die
Thanassis Cambanis talked about the rise, power, and popularity of Hezbollah in Lebanon. Mr. Cambanis spoke at the New York Public Library in Manhattan on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. He ...
411Jun 8, 2010
Hezbollah and the Middle East, Government Officials
Officials testified about the international an regional security threats posed by Hezbollah, including its role in Lebanon and support it receives from Syria and Iran. They said that the Obama ...
204Nov 10, 2005
Syrian President Address
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad denied that Syria was involved in the assassination in Lebanon of a former prime minister. He also called for a firm date for withdrawal of foreign troops from ...
190Jun 8, 2010
Hezbollah and the Middle East, Analysts
Witnesses testified about the international an regional security threats posed by Hezbollah, including its role in Lebanon and support it receives from Syria and Iran. In their remarks they ...
170May 24, 2008
Hezbollah 's Role in Lebanon's Government
Firas Maksad talked about the temporary power-sharing agreement between
Hezbollah and the U.S. backed political parties of Lebanon’s government.
This comes as a new president ...
170Jan 25, 2013
Transformations in the Arab World
The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab ...
170Jul 31, 1989
Colonel Higgins' Execution Reactions
Following a meeting with President Bush, congressional leaders expressed horror at the reported hanging of hostage Colonel William Higgins in Lebanon.
145Oct 24, 2007
Book Discussion on Hezbollah
Augustus Richard Norton talked about his book, Hezbollah, published by the Princeton University Press. In his book Mr. Norton examines the rise and impact of Hezbollah, from its ...
137Oct 23, 2008
25th Beirut Remembrance
Families and fellow service members held a remembrance service to honor the 241 service members killed 25 years ago in Beirut, Lebanon. On October 23, 1983, a
terrorist truck bomb exploded ...
134Mar 15, 2005
Book Discussion on Lightning Out of Lebanon: Hezbollah Terrorists
Authors Tom Diaz and Barbara Newman talked about their book, Lightning Out of Lebanon: Hezbollah Terrorists on American Soil. In it, the authors chronicled the story of Mohammed Youssef ...
125Jun 7, 2006
U.S. Policy Toward Syria
The committee held a hearing on U.S. policy toward Syria. Topics included arms proliferation, Syrian connections with terrorist activity, Syria’s opposition to the U.S. role in Iraq, and ...
121Dec 17, 2007
Political Unrest in Lebanon
The panelists discussed Syria and the future of Lebanon’s democracy, and whether Lebanon is on the brink of civil war. The panelists responded to audience members' questions.
121Oct 30, 2008
Geo-Political Dynamics of Lebanon and Syria
A panel discussion was held on U.S. relations with Lebanon and Syria. Topics included U.S. military action in eastern Syria, internal political developments in the two countries, peace ...
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