Lebanon: Anatomy of a failed state

Stories of our times

02-11-2021 • 30 mins

Lebanon is in economic crisis with shortages of food, medicine and electricity on the ground. Today, how did the country, whose capital was once described as the Paris of the Middle East, get here? And is there hope for the future?

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Host: Manveen Rana.

Guest: Richard Spencer, middle east correspondent, The Times.

Clips: The Baim Collection: Soundtrackfrom 1961 film ‘This is Lebanon’, BBC, UPTIN, CNBC, Thames TV, Al Jazeera, Channel 4, RT.

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