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Lebanese Elections

Degrading Citizenship

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

One largely unreported aspect of the recently completed Iraqi elections that I find deeply troubling is the fact that polling places were set up across the U.S. providing Iraqi-Americans the opportunity to vote.

Saudi Arabia: A Player in Middle East Elections

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

It is a contradiction to mention Saudi Arabia and elections in the same sentence; however, no country in the Middle East, as of late, has been more invested in this democratic process than Saudi Arabia.

Lebanon's Election is Obama's First Post-Muslim/Arab World Speech Victory

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

Obama's speech to the Arab and Muslim World is creating a new context in which the people of the Middle East can more clearly see justice without the need for more violence.

"Obama Effect" On Lebanese Election Touted By Some, Doubted By Others

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The results in Lebanon's parliamentary elections Sunday come as somewhat of a surprise to observers and participants alike who expected Hezbollah's Ma...

Don't Dismiss Obama's Role in Lebanese Elections

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Bergmann

Obama's efforts beginning with his inaugural address and continued with his overtures to Iran may not be revolutionary, but they have changed the climate of American engagement with the region.