Sami Moubayed

Sami Moubayed

Sami Moubayed is a Syrian analyst and historian, and author of “Under the Black Flag: At the Frontiers of the New Jihad” (IB Tauris, 2015).

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The Hariri Brothers & the Future of Lebanese Politics

The Hariri Brothers & the Future of Lebanese Politics

In early September, gunfire erupted in Tareek Jdideh, an overwhelmingly Sunni neighborhood of Beirut, between supporters of the two al-Hariri

Jordan Reverses Course with the Muslim Brotherhood

Jordan Reverses Course with the Muslim Brotherhood

The July 16 decision of Jordan’s top court to officially dissolve the Muslim Brotherhood was a huge blow to the Islamist organization,

Hezbollah Sees an Opportunity in COVID-19

Hezbollah Sees an Opportunity in COVID-19

Hezbollah has deployed thousands of medical professionals across Lebanon to help the Ministry of Health fight the spread of the

As Turkish Currency Returns, Syria Relives a Tumultuous History

As Turkish Currency Returns, Syria Relives a Tumultuous History

The Syrian lira seems to be in a freefall, dropping to around 3,000 to the U.S. dollar, compared to 50