The Lebanese Armed Forces

Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Syria Lebanon

The purpose of this report is to examine the force development challenges that the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) are facing in post-Syria Lebanon. The report also seeks to identify opportunities for Lebanon and its foreign allies to strengthen the LAF both as a local institution and as a stabilizing fighting force in the Middle East.

Aram Nerguizian
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Burke Chair in Strategy