Hilal Khashan

Hilal Khashan is a Professor of political science at the American University of Beirut. He is a respected author and analyst of Middle Eastern affairs. He is the author of six books, including Hizbullah: A Mission to Nowhere. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2019.) He is currently writing a book titled Saudi Arabia: The Dilemma of Political Reform and the Illusion of Economic Development. He is also the author of more than 110 articles that appeared in journals such as Orbis, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Middle East Quarterly, Third World Quarterly, Israel Affairs, Journal of Religion and Society, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, and The British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies.

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Arab Perspectives on the Coronavirus

The Arab world is as guilty as any other region in underestimating the threat.

Egypt’s Water Security Problem

The country sees Ethiopia’s construction of a hydroelectric dam as a threat to its water supply.

What the Houthis Want in Yemen’s Civil War

The group is determined to keep fighting until it can dominate the country.

Erdogan Talks Tough but Proceeds With Caution

Turkey has an interest in making peace with its neighbors.

How Arabs See Istanbul

The city has become a mecca for Arab tourists and expatriates.

Does Trump’s Peace Plan Matter?

The proposal was rejected by the Palestinians but embraced by Arab states.

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