Giuseppe Morabito

Sweating the deal
Containing the spillover

As the conflict in neighboring Syria rages on, Lebanon is trying to keep its own war-weary society from getting sucked into the chaos. With help from the international community, this is entirely possible.

­­The geopolitics of religion
Christians caught in the crossfire

The Middle East is home to Christian communities that have been there since long before Islam existed. Now, as has often been the case in times of political strife, they are fearful of being persecuted.