Paul Salem


Paul Salem, associate professor of political studies at American University of Beirut, is director of the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies in Beirut and president of the Lebanese Association for the Democracy of Elections.

Articles by this Author
Skirting Democracy

The practice of selecting political representatives by voting is not new to Lebanon. The parliamentary framework of modern electoral life in Lebanon was established in the 1926 constitution. Elections were held regularly during the French Mandate...