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The Lebanese Legislative Elections: Fragmentation and Polarization
Despite a new electoral law and the long wait for new elections to shake Lebanese politics, the May ballot seems something of a damp squib, with continuing divisions plaguing the political landscape and independent candidates facing significant challenges despite increasing civil society mobilization.
Nayla Moussa
Yemen’s Federal Alternative: A Path to an Enduring Peace?
Yemen’s experience with a decentralized government system as a way to prevent the monopoly of power has been repeatedly interrupted. Can the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference and a draft constitution opting for a federal state ensure the path to an enduring peace?
Mohamed Al-Mekhlafi