Port explosion in Lebanon last year compounded an ongoing economic crisis made worse by the COVID pandemic.
What is left in Lebanon, after 12 months of almost indescribable crisis, is the fight to hold someone – anyone – accountable. There has been a yearlong fight to do just that, but with the economic freefall only getting worse, the paralysis seems to be deepening. Lebanon is no stranger to proxy conflicts, and now the investigation into the blast has become a surrogate fight for the future of Lebanon itself.
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Timour Azhari (@timourazhari), Lebanon correspondent at Thomson Reuters Foundation
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