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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Lebanon


  • Lebanon -- Politics and government.,
  • Lebanon -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementSamir Khalaf.
LC ClassificationsDS87 .K395 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 328 p. ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2723572M
ISBN 100231063784
LC Control Number86017175

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  Lebanon's Predicament By Samir Khalaf Most of Professor Khalaf's chapters were written as papers over the past two decades, but they fit nicely together with new ones to make a deep and integrated study of Lebanon's political culture. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Lebanon's Predicament at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.   Lebanon’s Predicament. Arena Online. Amin Saikal. 13 Aug Lebanon is in the grip of long-term instability that threatens its viability as a functioning state. This instability can only be addressed if its internal political system is fundamentally reformed and decoupled from outside powers’ interference in pursuit of conflicting regional. Since Syrian troops left in Lebanon in , many of its political conflicts have reflected tensions between Iran, which backs the Shi’ite group Hezbollah, on the one hand, and U.S.-allied Gulf.

  In the aftermath of the catastrophic explosion in Beirut earlier this month, a long-awaited judgment about the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri is a judicial. Lebanon is facing unprecedented social and political pressures and economic collapse. The current round of protests began on 17 October when the Minister of Information proposed a daily $ tax on the use of the social media app, WhatsApp, to make phone calls.   No reform is possible while terrorists wield power. Even before the devastating explosion that left hundreds dead and thousands injured, and destroyed much of Beirut’s port and the surrounding neighborhood, Lebanon was in the midst of a crisis brought on by rampant corruption, financial collapse, and ineffective governance. No other book so compellingly brings to life Mister Lebanon, the country''s turbulent politics, and the predicament of being ruled and governed by "real existing neoliberalism".'' -- Reinoud Leenders, King''s College London, author of Spoils of Truce - Corruption and State-Building in .