American Univesity of Beirut

Summary: Lebanon and Syria Crisis in light of the Caesar Act

​The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) organized a two-part webinar tackling the Lebanese and Syrian Crises in light of the Caesar Act (CA). International affairs experts from different countries focused on the CA’s expected effects on the short, medium, and long run, in both Syria and in Lebanon over two sessions. The speakers investigated possible approaches that Western governments will employ in the region given the interplay between upcoming crucial events, most specifically the 2021 Syrian presidential election, and the uncertainties pertaining to a new US administration. ​

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