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LEBANON: Concurrent crises and no solution in sight

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Lebanon’s economic crisis represents a long-anticipated reckoning. Widespread regional hostility to Iran, combined with a limited Iranian ability to help, constrains Lebanon’s choices still further. A messy political re-ordering is in prospect. Lebanon faces a series of concurrent crises, both economic and political. The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s technical talks with the government to arrange a USD 10bn loan will only be able to address a small fraction of the elements of the country’s challenges. The international donor community is intent on imposing deep
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