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Religion And Politics In Lebanon: The Case Of A Christian ‘Alliance’ With Hezbollah

by Habib Malikvia The Caravan
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

It may be somewhat inconvenient for the secular Western mind to acknowledge the fact that ultimate identity on both the personal and group levels in a place like the Middle East remains conceived primarily in religious terms.  If this is indeed a given, then it should hardly be surprising that religion and politics become intricately intertwined within and across both communities and states in the region.

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The Caravan: Letter from Lebanon – Help Protect the Minorities

by Habib Malikvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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Letter from Lebanon - Help Protect the Minorities

by Habib Malikvia The Caravan
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Dear President Obama,

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Syria's Future

by Habib Malikvia The Caravan
Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Assad regime is certainly a brutal and merciless regime when it comes to stifling any internal dissent or throwing its weight around neighboring countries.  Few have forgotten the multipronged misery caused to the Lebanese by Syria’s nearly three-decade long occupation of

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The Future of Christians in the Middle East

by Habib Malikvia Defining Ideas
Friday, January 7, 2011

Islamism threatens religious pluralism and democracy in the region, as tragic events in Egypt and Iraq remind us.

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The Future of Christians in the Middle East

by Habib Malikvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, January 7, 2011

Islamism threatens religious pluralism and democracy in the region, as tragic events in Egypt and Iraq remind us...

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Islamism and the Future of the Christians in the Middle East

by Habib Malikvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, April 10, 2010

This is a sobering account of the ordeal of Christian Arabs of the Middle East in this era of Islamist radicalism. Although those Christians are leaving their homelands in record numbers, the author laments, the powers of the West have shown little interest in their fate.