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Karim Safieddine

Karim Safieddine is a political writer and student living in Lebanon

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Hezbollah and the IMF: Rhetoric over practice

27 May, 2020

Hezbollah's pro-poor populist rhetoric has often conflicted with its political strategies and proposed economic policies.

Lebanon can save its economy, without the IMF's help

24 February, 2020

In-depth: Most experts agree that resorting once again to the IMF is a non-starter, as it would only prolong the same vicious cycle of austerity in Lebanon, writes Karim Safieddine

Hezbollah uses Soleimani's killing to shore up shaken legitimacy

13 January, 2020

In-depth: Qasem Soleimani's killing is allowing ruling elites in Lebanon, including Hezbollah and its allies, to shift the conversation away from domestic issues that have triggered anti-government protests since October

Fakhoury return to Lebanon sparks memory of leftist resistance

22 September, 2019

The arrest of the former member of pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia and senior warden in the notorious SLA-run Khiyam prison sparked anger towards Lebanese authorities for its 'soft treatment'.

Palestinians resist Lebanon's suppressive labour measures

19 July, 2019

Palestinian refugees have been taking to the streets against a crackdown by Lebanese authorities on undocumented workers in the country as part of a campaign led by the labour ministry.

American New Atheism and Israel

10 August, 2015

The New Atheist movement in the US, most notably championed by Sam Harris, has a blatant pro-Israel stance that we need to refute, argues Karim Safieddine.

Karim Safieddine
Karim Safieddine

Karim Safieddine is a political writer and student living in Lebanon

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