Lebanon, the battle for stability- Jerusalem Studio

Almost nine months after Lebanon has elected its Parliament, outgoing Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri has managed to form a new cabinet over which he will continue to preside, despite the fact that he has lost almost a third of his supporters among Beirut’s Legislators.

Panel:
-Jonathan Hessen, host.
-Amir Oren, analyst.
-Prof. Hillel Frisch, Senior Researcher Begin Sadat Center.
-Dr. Nir Boms – Research fellow, Moshe Dayan center at Tel Aviv University.

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Lebanon’s political future – Jerusalem Studio 318

 

 

Lebanon is facing yet another significant event in its turbulent political history, with parliamentary elections one month away. Both domestic and external forces actively seek to influence results in their favor.
To further discuss Lebanon’s challenging future, I’m joined here in the studio by;
1. Lt. Col. Res. Reuven Ben Shalom – Cross-cultural analyst and columnist for the Jerusalem Post
2. Dr. Nir Boms – Research fellow, Moshe Dayan center at Tel Aviv University
3. Prof. Efraim Inbar; President of the Jerusalem Institute for strategic studies

TV7 Analyst: Mr. Amir Oren

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Democratic accountability in Gaza

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Democratic accountability in Gaza

Jan. 28, 2009
NIR BOMS and SHAYAN ARYA , THE JERUSALEM POST

Nearly two years after Hamas won a large majority in the new Palestinian parliament, and in return started a new round of terror that triggered an IDF military operation in Gaza, a fragile cease-fire has set the last word of another chapter in this tragic conflict. The airwaves are still filled with footage of war and carnage, with crying women and children and with debates about body counts. Yes, there is a tragic story to be told. War, even when justified, brings much injustice with it. But there is also an important lesson to be learned, and a hope that this time it will not be completely missed by the rioting Arab street. View full post…

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Enfrentar las Elecciones Iraníes

Autoras y autores Nir Boms, Elliot Chodoff

Fuente Washington Times (Estados Unidos)
Referencia «Facing the Iranian elections», por Nir Boms y Elliot Chodoff, Washington Times, 16 de junio de 2005.

Mientras Irán prosigue su ping-pong nuclear con la Unión Europea, poniendo en peligro la estabilidad regional, se prepara también para las elecciones que se celebrarán el viernes. Teherán enarbola la bandera de la democracia islámica y alimenta las esperanzas del mundo en torno a Rafsandjani, descrito como un símbolo de esperanza y moderación. View full post…

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