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Franklin Lamb


Dr. Franklin Lamb is Director of the Americans Concerned for Middle East Peace, Beirut-Washington DC, Board Member of The Sabra Shatila Foundation, and a volunteer with the Palestine Civil Rights Campaign, Lebanon. He is the author of “The Price We Pay: A Quarter-Century of Israel’s Use of American Weapons Against Civilians in Lebanon” and is doing research in Lebanon for his next book.

Lamb has been a Professor of International Law at Northwestern College of Law in Oregon. He earned his Law Degree at Boston University and his LLM, M.Phil, and PhD degrees at the London School of Economics.

As a Middle East expert and commentator, Dr. Lamb has appeared on Press TV, Al-Manar and several other media outlets. His articles and analyses have been published by Counter Punch, Veterans Today, Intifada Palestine, Electronic Intifada, Opinion Maker, Dissident Voice, Daily Star and Al Ahram.


08/01/2014 16:32:54A Nail in Zionism’s Coffin


10/22/2016 11:23:15US-led sanctions targeting Syria risk adjudication as War Crimes
09/02/2016 10:46:26A Children’s Story from Syria
08/07/2016 12:52:48Team Clinton focuses on the demise of Hezbollah
07/16/2016 10:47:55Denial of civil rights for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
06/24/2016 11:07:31How Syrians, Russians and 11 dogs out-witted ISIS and saved Palmyra
05/20/2016 09:46:37U.S. financial regulations increase starvation among Syria’s children
04/01/2016 10:22:56The Wounded Phoenix of Palmyra
03/12/2016 11:07:53I bought 4 Syrian children off a Beirut street
03/09/2016 11:38:37Syria’s Truce Bodes Well for Salvaging our Cultural Heritage
02/13/2016 12:02:37Trump, the Iranian Elections and the End of Sanctions
11/21/2015 15:14:29Political Salafism Has Failed Lebanon’s Palestinians
11/14/2015 16:13:44Beirut’s Explosion
09/16/2015 12:24:1233 years after the Sabra-Shatila Massacre
09/09/2015 11:47:44It’s time to reopen the American and Iranian embassies
07/11/2015 12:00:47The noose is tightening around Syria’s Palestinians
07/04/2015 13:53:20Liberating Palestine… If not ISIL then who?
06/24/2015 12:19:29Palmyra Update: What will remain after Eid al-Fitr?
06/05/2015 13:28:29Israel Signals it’s ready to Destroy Hezbollah
05/21/2015 12:51:53The Fall of Palmyra
04/11/2015 08:12:30The ISIS Takeover of Yarmouk
04/03/2015 09:51:01A path toward Hamas-Fatah reconciliation
03/25/2015 09:01:42US-Syria Cultural Heritage Cooperation?
02/20/2015 14:03:16Are American Courts and Universities Targeting Iran?
01/06/2015 14:16:07Targeting Syrian refugees in Lebanon
01/02/2015 14:11:14As Aleppo Goes, So Goes Syria?
12/26/2014 14:25:52The Greatest Threat to Cultural Heritage in Syria
12/21/2014 14:48:48Aleppo’s Synagogues Have Not Been Destroyed
12/12/2014 13:26:16The Germans rebuilt Dresden and the Syrians will rebuild Aleppo!
11/15/2014 14:25:48Mossad Targets Nuclear Engineers in Damascus
11/07/2014 14:08:22'Death to Iran'
10/25/2014 11:09:09Will Seif al Islam Lead the Expulsion of the ISIS Affiliate, Al Fajr Libya?
10/04/2014 12:43:20Twice Betrayed Christians of Ma’loula
10/01/2014 11:47:25Shell-Shocked Syrian Town Freed After Savage Massacre
09/25/2014 10:06:37Street Scenes from a Damascus Neighborhood
09/12/2014 18:39:5832 Years after the Sabra-Shatila Massacre
09/04/2014 13:38:33Did Israel Offer ISIS $10 Million to Free Steven Sotloff?
08/15/2014 12:33:57Five Ships Needed to Save Gaza’s Children
07/26/2014 12:49:54Lebanon and Gaza: Resistance begins at home
07/11/2014 13:38:21Jihadists in Lebanon
07/05/2014 13:09:07EU Sanctions Target Humanitarian Aid
06/21/2014 13:37:17Will ISIS Create al-Sham Caliphate & Liberate Palestine?
05/31/2014 13:42:39Syrians Working to Preserve Jewish Cultural Heritage
05/24/2014 13:44:43Liberating Syria
05/08/2014 13:58:28Raqqa is Being 'Slaughtered' Silently
04/10/2014 10:20:29Global Cultural Protections
03/10/2014 12:25:57Key Fighting Roles in Syria
02/15/2014 14:26:58How not to get aid into Homs, Yarmouk
02/11/2014 12:08:34A Faux ‘Humanitarian Pause’ in Homs?
01/27/2014 13:50:10The Syrian Team in Geneva
01/18/2014 13:40:35The Siege of Yarmouk
01/10/2014 14:39:36A Palestinian-Hezbollah War in Lebanon?
12/14/2013 12:50:36Will Clintons Scuttle US/Iran Rapprochement?
12/07/2013 12:47:59Bibi,Bandar Badger and Obama
11/15/2013 12:23:49Why Ain al Hilweh?
10/13/2013 12:43:12Hollande’s Missteps put France on Levant sidelines
10/04/2013 17:46:17War Self-Delusion
09/13/2013 08:15:30‘Go Tell It on the Mountain, From the Peaks of Qasioun!’
07/29/2013 07:57:03The morning after blacklisting Hezbollah
07/23/2013 09:20:34Caving to White House Pressure...
07/19/2013 10:03:30Palestinian Students in Lebanon
07/06/2013 08:25:26Egypt After the Coup…
06/19/2013 09:53:33War by Other Name in Syria
06/14/2013 11:40:21Why Obama is Declaring War on Syria
02/15/2013 13:22:15Will Washington grasp the hand being offered by the Iranian people?
02/09/2013 08:40:48Targeting Iran’s Civilian Population
01/26/2013 09:11:50Destruction of Syria’s Millenary History
01/19/2013 09:56:03Shedding crocodile tears while collaborating with US-led sanctions
12/31/2012 09:42:28Will Syria Go on the Offensive at The Hague?
12/09/2012 10:33:34Lebanese politicians continue playing the Palestinians
11/30/2012 10:13:23Historic Victory for Palestine: Another Rejection of Occupation
11/25/2012 09:30:55Karbala and Calvary
11/18/2012 09:19:55Imam Musa Sadr Mystery
11/10/2012 20:26:32Resisting Hell’s Maelstrom
11/04/2012 10:37:47Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms
10/06/2012 07:38:46Fall Semester Brings New Hope for Lebanon’s Palestinians
09/30/2012 07:12:44AIPAC: Israel’s Agent Feeling Squeezed?
09/03/2012 07:56:54Is the Syrian Crisis Being Leveraged to Weaken Hezbollah?
08/28/2012 11:24:50America preparing for a post-Israel Middle East?
08/21/2012 10:36:53Hope and Despair for Lebanon’s Palestinians
07/29/2012 08:11:09Hypocrisy over Hezbollah Arms
07/14/2012 14:22:18Why Iran should sue US at International Court of Justice
07/08/2012 11:52:11When opportunity knocks…
06/30/2012 08:53:55Netanyahu to Obama regarding November’s election
06/23/2012 08:11:14Are Palestinians Being Scapegoated Over Army Killings in Lebanon?
06/18/2012 10:11:37Imam Musa Sadr’s Remains Discovered in Libya
06/09/2012 07:57:52Expelling Diplomats: the Downside
05/28/2012 10:46:35Egypt’s election results: Palestinian victory & Zionist defeat?
05/22/2012 09:37:24Is Jeffrey Feltman Iran’s Best Friend in Lebanon?
05/15/2012 07:41:32US Envoys: Losing Lebanon—Visit by Visit?
05/05/2012 09:32:06The Lutfallah II Arms-Smuggling Scandal
04/30/2012 11:23:19Egypt annulled Mubarak’s natural gas giveaway
04/21/2012 08:33:25How many walls will secure the Zionist regime in Palestine?
04/14/2012 07:58:02The Pope in Lebanon…
04/10/2012 08:25:48Lebanon’s Oppressed: Domestic workers, Women, Palestinians
03/17/2012 15:09:36How Many Violations of US Arms Laws are Too Many?
02/18/2012 11:41:53What Iran Can Do for Lebanon’s Palestinians
02/14/2012 10:30:15An Advocate for the Deprived
02/07/2012 09:57:50Why Did Palestinian Refugees Come to Lebanon?
01/07/2012 12:05:19Muslim Brotherhood Strongest Contender in Libya’s Coming Elections
12/03/2011 10:59:08A Tireless Advocate of Justice for Palestinians
10/21/2011 09:34:16Targeted for assassination by NATO?
10/12/2011 11:09:00Panetta to Netanyahu: ‘Israel may not survive the current Arab/Islamic awakening’
09/16/2011 08:51:2129 years after the Massacre at Sabra-Shatila…
08/08/2011 11:05:00Where Have Libya's Children Gone?
07/21/2011 08:42:12Feltman Visits Brandishing the Dahiyeh Doctrine and Neocon 'Realities'
07/08/2011 12:34:47NATO's War Against Libya's Civilians
07/02/2011 08:59:15Countdown to Invasion
06/28/2011 08:26:46‘After you Brother!’ Gaddafi stays and Obama leaves?
05/27/2011 08:18:38Is the Arab Spring spreading to US Congress?
05/16/2011 08:42:34Israeli Violence Marks Nakba Day
05/14/2011 08:03:26The tide has turned in favor of the Assad government
05/01/2011 08:58:54Panic from the US Congress to Aipac
01/13/2011 12:11:05Why Hezbollah walked
12/04/2010 13:24:11Bellemare’s STL ‘Procedural’ Problems
09/06/2010 10:00:13Munir’s Story: 28 years after the Massacre at Sabra-Shatila


05/09/2015 13:35:02Martyr’s Day
05/02/2015 11:04:02Will Lebanese Allies Open the Gates to Fight Hezbollah?
11/01/2014 13:32:42Gloves Come Off in Lebanon
10/17/2014 11:54:49Sparking Anger in Syria
08/29/2014 12:45:02No American Arms for Lebanon until Civil Rights for Palestinians
06/27/2014 14:00:30ISIS (DAASH) now recruiting in Palestinian camps in Lebanon
03/26/2014 11:22:17Will President Obama Keep His Word?
01/03/2014 13:04:46Will Lebanon survive 2014?
12/30/2013 12:48:36Privacy Rights- Did we ever really have them?
12/20/2013 13:50:01UNRWA’s Bitter Winter Solstice…and now Dershowitz!
11/29/2013 11:16:51Salafist Crimes in Syria
09/04/2013 08:45:00Which Americans will arrive first to Syria?
09/02/2013 10:22:51Syria Countdown: an Update from Damascus...
08/27/2013 12:23:06Prince Bandar and Zionist lobby push Obama into war with Syria
08/23/2013 09:16:09Fear in Palestinian Camps in Syria
08/17/2013 08:54:44Targeting Hezbollah in Beirut
06/28/2013 09:50:47The White House Threatens to End Aid if Palestine Joins the ICC
05/24/2013 08:55:52Hezbollah and the Syrian Pit
03/29/2013 07:18:36Who’s Playing with the Imam Sadr Case?
02/23/2013 09:08:19Israel instructs Obama
02/02/2013 09:35:26Syria’s first line of Defense: Dial 133
01/12/2013 10:28:03'Mr. Obama, Tear Down These sanctions!'
01/08/2013 08:34:20Assad at the Opera House
12/26/2012 07:49:09Damascus Street Notes- Christmas Day
10/23/2012 08:15:57No ceasefire this Eid al Adha in Syria
10/20/2012 08:19:44Damascus Street Notes
10/14/2012 08:59:27Women Demand Civil Rights in Lebanon
09/12/2012 12:12:16The Pope and the Palestinians
09/08/2012 09:15:41Obama caved again on Palestine
08/06/2012 12:03:09Obama Trumps AIPAC, Romney, Republicans with Yet more Iranian Sanctions
07/22/2012 09:34:46Now’s Not the Time for Hezbollah to Cut-and-Run
10/25/2011 09:12:48Revulsion, resistance & angry words from Tripoli University
09/28/2011 09:24:25Ahmadinejad and Obama at the UN
09/05/2011 08:44:19Sanctioning messenger Dr. Bouthainia Shaaban assaults American values
08/24/2011 09:48:44Whither Gaddafi and Libya?
08/20/2011 08:09:24Waiting for the Endgame in Libya
08/02/2011 09:57:03End Game for Benghazi Rebels?
07/23/2011 09:03:36Student Questions from Tripoli
07/11/2011 10:47:04France Says NATO Bombing Has Failed
06/04/2011 09:01:59Israelis Rush for Second Passports
04/03/2011 09:07:52They came, they saw and now it’s time to act
03/12/2011 09:46:44Congressman Peter King’s great Muslim scare
03/05/2011 09:31:11Has The Lebanon Tribunal Drama Become Farce?
02/25/2011 16:15:38In Re Barak, ‘Bullahs,' Blackwater
02/21/2011 10:10:33From Tahrir Square to Shatila Camp
02/05/2011 10:17:35As Tahrir Square goes so goes the Middle East?
01/29/2011 11:19:54Hezbollah is the New Government of Lebanon. Now What?
12/10/2010 10:30:23State Department's Wikipocrisy
11/27/2010 08:19:00Can Israel defeat Hezbollah in the coming war?
08/02/2010 11:07:29America's 'Dog in the Fight'
07/13/2010 08:33:44No 'implantation' of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon!

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