Destroyed silo is pictured on October 26, 2020 at Beirut's port following the August 4 massive chemical explosion at the site that caused severe damage across swaths of the Lebanese capital. Photo: AFP / Thomas Coex
For almost 18 months, Lebanon has been beset by a series of disjointed and severe crises: economic depression, street protests, the unstoppable coronavirus and an explosion that damaged half of Beirut. For many states, these conditions would lead to urgent action. For Lebanon, the crises have meant paralysis. Since the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri in October […]