Lebanon and foreign interference – is there hope for a way out?

The crisis in Lebanon and the implications in the region are beautiully outlined in this blog entry – give it a read!

Save Liberal Democracy

by Constantin Wiegand

Saudi Arabia’s regional standoff with Iran escalated last Saturday, as Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri unexpectedly resigned. He did so in a televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia, blaming Iran and Hezbollah for his decision and alluding that his life was in danger. His resignation ended a political deal that had led to the election of Michel Aoun as president after more than two years of a political vacuum in Lebanon.

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