Federalism or not: Why Lebanon won’t prosper

The 1989 Taif accord only reinforced the pact by introducing certain amendments.
by Bassem Ajami

1 June 2020 | 18:06

Source: by Annahar

  • by Bassem Ajami
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 1 June 2020 | 18:06

Saint George Maronite Cathedral and the Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque in Beirut, Lebanon. (AFP Photo)

The declaration by the Jaafari Mufti Ahmad Qabalan that the 1943 national pact is no longer valid attracts attention; not only because it calls into question the legitimacy of the Lebanese state but...
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