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      Assessing the Syrian health crisis: the case of Lebanon

      Commentary / April 19, 2013
      In a piece for The Lancet, co-authored by CDDRL scholar Rajaie S. Batniji, the authors warn that the failure of the international community to address the crisis in Syria threatens health systems in Lebanon and other neighbouring nations.
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      Failing Civics

      Commentary / April 12, 2013

      As Jordan strives to build a university system in line with its ambitious economic goals, tribal violence on campus remains a stumbling block.

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      ARD conference takes place in Tunis, March 28-29

      News / March 4, 2013
      The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy is holding its fourth annual conference in Tunis on March 28-29. This year's conference theme 'Building Bridges: Towards Viable Democracies in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya' examines the cornerstones of democratic transition in those countries. It will address: - Constitution drafting - National dialogues and civil society - Political coalitions and Islamism - Political participation and pluralism - Economic policy - Arab relations with the USA and Europe
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      New Stanford project on entrepreneurship after the Arab Spring

      News / February 20, 2013
      CDDRL's Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University is pleased to announce the launch of a new research project on entrepreneurship after the Arab Spring. The project, led by Dr. Amr Adly who has just joined ARD from Egypt, focuses on addressing ways to overcome the barriers facing entrepreneurs in Egypt and Tunisia.
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      Qatar's involvement in Libya

      Commentary / January 7, 2013
      Lina Khatib comments on Qatari foreign policy with special reference to Libya in a piece published by the World Peace Foundation on the WPF Blog.
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