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What the Oct. 14 Beirut Clashes Tell Us About Lebanon’s State Collapse

In this episode of the Newlines Institute’s Contours podcast series, Lebanon and Levant geopolitics expert Anthony Elghossain, also a contributing editor at Newlines Magazine, chats with Nicholas Heras about the recent Beirut clashes and their potential implications for Lebanon. Elghossain channels his extensive experience as a researcher in Lebanon to provide a nuanced forecast on Lebanon’s evolving security dynamics and the impact on the fragile Lebanese state as it continues its collapse.

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