The likely cause of the explosion at Beirut's port was the gross incompetence of Lebanese authorities. The devastation could hasten Lebanon's economic collapse and stoke unrest
David Daoud is a research analyst at United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), focusing on Hezbollah and Lebanon.
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