Ep.217 (Video): US Policy Towards Lebanon with Nicholas Noe


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0:00 Intro 3:20 Dearborn 22:42 Foundational Flaw 41:47 Fundamental Disagreement 59:55 Force & Pressure 1:05:52 Biden Campaign 1:10:13 Direct or Indirect Support 1:24:48 Coup D'Etat We're with Nicholas Noe for Episode 217 of The Beirut Banyan. Click to watch: https://youtu.be/A84uohN9HIg We discuss US foreign policy towards Lebanon, and reflect on potential changes should the Biden campaign win the upcoming US elections. We also talk about Hezbollah's political and military role in Lebanon and the region and debate the Trump administration's recent positions towards Lebanon. Our conversation unpacks disagreements we share over Hezbollah's role in Lebanese affairs. Nicholas Noe is a political advisor (currently on leave) at the Geneva-based Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue. He is a 2020 Fellow at the School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute, and co-founder of MideastWire. The article we discuss in the episode is accessible here: https://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/68378/PB_2020_35_MED.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y Help support The Beirut Banyan by contributing via PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/walkbeiru Or donating through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/thebeirutbanyan Subscribe to our podcast from your preferred platform. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter: @thebeirutbanyan And check out our website: www.beirutbanyan.com Music by Marc Codsi. Graphics by Sara Tarhini.

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