Last fall, widespread protests erupted across Lebanon over an unraveling economy and chronic political mismanagement. Then came the novel coronavirus. Now, the currency is collapsing, fueling anger against the ruling elite that cuts through traditional sectarian divides. Dan talks to David Kenner in Beirut about what’s going on and what’s behind the crisis.
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ICWA Fellow, Saudi Arabia 2019-2021
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