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Marius Deeb

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Marius Deeb, who obtained his doctorate from Oxford University, is a leading authority on Middle Eastern politics and history. Professor Deeb teaches at the School of Advanced International Studies of John Hopkins University; he previously taught at Indiana University, the American University of Beirut, and Georgetown University. His publications include Party Politics in Egypt: The Wafd and Its Rivals, 1919–1939, The Lebanese Civil War, Libya since Revolution: Aspects of Social and Political Development (coauthored with Mary-Jane Deeb), Militant Islamic Movements in Lebanon: Origins, Social Basis and Ideology, and Syria’s Terrorist War on Lebanon and the Peace Process. Deeb’s research interests include political parties and movements, militant Islam in all its varieties, the Christian communities of the Middle East, and Islam and the West.

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Unholy Alliance

by Marius Deebvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 18, 2013

Alas for Lebanon. Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah have turned the country into an arena for their unending proxy wars.

Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah: The Unholy Alliance and Its War on Lebanon by Marius

Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah: The Unholy Alliance and Its War on Lebanon

by Marius Deebvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Marius Deeb, an Oxford-educated authority on Middle Eastern politics and history, in a detailed sequel to his authoritative Syria’s Terrorist War on Lebanon and the Peace Process, details how the coalition of Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah has used assassination, terrorism,

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Nothing to Talk About

by Marius Deebvia The Caravan
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

THE ISLAMISTS WHO CAME TO POWER NOT THROUGH THE BALLOT BOX