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Walking the Israel-Lebanon-Syria Tri-border 

Robert G. Rabil
Jewish Culture & History / International Relations

Course Description

In this special lecture, Rabil will walk you through the maps, challenges, threats and prospects surrounding what has become the most dangerous tri-border in the world. Based on field research trips – the recent of which was in Summer 2019 – and interviews with Lebanese, Syrians and Israelis, Rabil will underscore the danger of war as well as the prospects of stability in this highly tense and politically, militarily, and historically complicated area of the world.

About the Instructor

  • Robert G. Rabil, PhD, is an internationally renowned scholar. His books have been highly commended and reviewed by major academic journals. He is considered one of the leading experts on Salafism, radical Islam, and U.S.-Arab-Israeli relations. He holds a PhD in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. In May 2012, he was conferred with an honorary PhD in humanities from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He is a Professor of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University.

    Lifelong Learning Professorship of Current Affairs, 2018-2019
    Lifelong Learning Professorship of Current Affairs, 2012-2013
    Recipient of the 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award

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