ALJazeera | Aug 15, 2021

What's next for Lebanon? | Inside Story

No food, no water, no medicines and no fuel for transportation or electricity. That's the dire state in which Lebanon finds itself after more than 18 months of political and economic instability. Most analysts put the blame on political sectarianism and corruption. Lebanon's international allies say they want to help the economy, but only after a new government is formed. But that's brought no hope to the millions of Lebanese struggling to make ends meet. So what can be done to prevent the nation collapsing altogether? And who's to blame?

Presenter: Kim Vinell


Patrick Mardini - Economist at Leadenhall International for Market Solutions.

Joe Macaron - Fellow at the Arab Center Washington DC.

Heiko Wimmen - Head of the International Crisis Group's Iraq, Syria, Lebanon project.

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