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Nasrallah Exploiting Lebanon Crisis, but Faces a Dual Dilemma

Prime minister Hassan Diab's unconvincing speech to diplomats couldn't cover up Lebanon's political dysfunction. Now its leaders need to do the impossible

A photo of Dr. Zvi Bar'el.
Zvi Bar'el
A photo of Dr. Zvi Bar'el.
Zvi Bar'el

The big headlines that followed a speech by Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab, according to which “Lebanon is facing a social explosion in a matter of days,” did not particularly impress Anne Grillo, the French ambassador in Beirut.

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