23 octombrie 2019

The US Has Supported Lebanon’s Corrupt Ruling Class Long Enough

https://www.defenseone.com/

Lebanon’s massive anti-corruption protests should serve as a wakeup call for the United States and prompt a revision of an antiquated Lebanon policy that has neither furthered U.S. interests nor helped to stabilize the country. Decades of supporting a ruling political class, which is currently facing the wrath of the Lebanese people, has left the country economically broken and politically unstable. Lebanon is one of the most indebted nations in the world, with public debt eating up 150 percent [...]