An inferiority complex linked to Lebanon’s colonial past is responsible for Macron failing in Lebanon. But maybe his rant about Islam might fix that.
Matthew Ehret shares an insight which addresses a too-often-overlooked aspect of the role of Lebanon in the Great Game.
The bomb which took 150 lives and wounded over 4000 was a product of 30-years corruption and embezzlement, which gathered momentum in recent years.
The Aug. 5 explosion was the coup de grâce, a sign that the damage was irreparable. Beirut was truly and completely broken.