Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb is a Lebanese journalist based in Beirut. He is currently an investigative journalist with The Public Source and a Nonresident Fellow at The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy. He reported on Lebanon for the New York Times, The Intercept, and Middle East Eye.

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The Archivists of Lebanon’s Amnesia

The Archivists of Lebanon’s Amnesia

The work of Khamissy, Hadla, and others fills a huge gap and is crucial for any form of genuine reconciliation and sustainable state-building in Lebanon, a fragmented country constantly on the brink. However, the country’s ruling class — its warlords and businessmen-turned-politicians and their cronies — aren’t too pleased.

Kareem Chehayeb
For Lebanon There’s One Road out of Hell

For Lebanon There’s One Road out of Hell

Many people were baffled when President Michel Aoun recently said at a press conference that Lebanon could be on its way to hell. I, too, was baffled. How can we be on our way to hell if we had already arrived months ago?

Kareem Chehayeb