NaG Director Faysal Itani was quoted in an article about violence in Lebanon:
But Faysal Itani, a deputy director at the Newlines Institute, said the stand-off could lead to economic collapse.
“There is no scenario in which the security forces would not turn violent in the face of an open-ended protest, and there is no scenario in which the protests would subside without a substantial political transformation,” Mr Itani said.
He said the political elite would block a political transformation, making “the eventual economic collapse the ultimate decider”.
Read the full article in the National News.