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Faysal Itani quoted in the National News on protests in Lebanon

Faysal Itani quoted in the National News on protests in Lebanon

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.

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