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Joseph Daher

Joseph Daher


Joseph Daher teaches at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and is an affiliate professor at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, where he participates in the "Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria Project." He is the author of "Syria after the Uprisings, The Political Economy of State Resilience".

Two years on from the Beirut port blast, Joseph Daher argues that life in Lebanon has become even more difficult for the people. The outcomes of Lebanon’s elections in May, a key event since the tragedy, failed to provide any meaningful change.

04 August, 2022

Joseph Daher argues that Iran and Hezbollah’s strategic regional interests which requires a reconciliation between their allies, are defining the growing relationship between the Syrian regime and Hamas.

11 July, 2022

Despite the momentum of the October 2019 uprisings in Lebanon, there is little hope for progressive alternatives in the upcoming elections, especially with such a weakened trade union movement, writes Joseph Daher.

06 May, 2022

11 years on from the Syrian uprisings that demanded freedom, the Assad regime is seeking legitimacy across the MENA. The Palestinian BDS movement can serve as inspiration for opposing its normalisation campaign, writes Joseph Daher.

01 April, 2022

Comment: Counter-revolutionary forces, whether represented by regimes or fundamentalist militants, have divided revolutionaries. These latter must hold on to their principles and aims.

14 March, 2015