A demonstrator carries Lebanon's national flag on a blocked road, during a protest against currency devaluation and mounting economic hardships, in Beirut, Lebanon. Reuters
Lebanon’s acute financial morass is hurtling the country towards perdition. The choice is now up to its leaders to decide whether to come to a workable solution or entertain more chaos and insecurity. Fuel paucity has thrown essential services
Few Lebanese believe next Sunday’s parliamentary election will install enough reformers in the 128-member national assembly to effect change and save the country from the downward slide which began nearly four years ago and inspired
As Lebanon sinks lower into financial ruin, foreign banks are cutting ties with the Central Bank, making it difficult for the country to purchase goods and transfer payments from abroad.
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Some politicians get into it for the kicks. Some get into it for the ego. Some get into it because they love the sound of their own voice. Some get into it for their principles. Some get into it because they “think they’ll be good at it” (here’s to you, the badly mistaken David Cameron). Some — not all — really
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