The Lebanese Conundrum with Rania Khalek

Listen now (63 min) | Many of you may have heard about the explosion in Beirut’s port last week. After the port, many people protested, but suddenly it looks like the protests are being co-opted by foreign forces with different agendas. Today, Rania Khalek talks to us about the brief history of Lebanon, the unique factionalism within the government. Finally, we talk about who the key players are and what the key interests are. We also learn about Lebanon’s economy and how the Syrian war is affecting Lebanon. At the end, we have some fun regarding various online personalities and Rania Khalek’s own experience with “getting cancelled”

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