Political deadlock and sectarian strife are catalysts for Lebanon’s collapse

In this week’s podcast Alexander Parsons, Lead Americas Analyst, is joined by Eloise Scott, Middle East and North Africa Analyst, and Philip Riding, MEA Lead Analyst, to discuss the ongoing financial and socio-economic crises in Lebanon. Warnings from officials of severe difficulties in funding imports and subsidies looks to exacerbate the situation, potentially triggering domestic unrest. The most significant obstacle to the country's recovery appears to be political deadlock and deepening sectarian strife, as blocs appear to be preparing for the worst.

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