The US-backed Lebanese government and Hezbollah-led opposition are meeting in Doha to discuss Lebanon’s political future. Sectarian conflict is on the rise in Lebanon, fueled by foreign intervention on the part of the US and Saudi Arabia who support the current coalition, and Iran, who supports Hezbollah. Real News Network analyst Pepe Escobar discusses the implications with Professor Henri Habib, Distiguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal.
Henri Habib is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal. He was the founder of the Department of Political Science at Loyola College in 1961, and Chair of the Department at Concordia University from 1982 to 1998. Habib has served Concordia as a professor and academic administrator for 45 years and was instrumental in establishing the Global Forum for International Cooperation .
He currently teaches Middle Eastern politics and international law at Concordia University, McGill University, University of Ottawa and Carleton University.