Will Lebanon follow in Iraq's footsteps?

The most serious fallout of the integration of the Palestinian cause with Arab politics was the brutality of the regimes which enthusiastically claimed their support to Palestine.
by Bassem Ajami

2 July 2020 | 15:43

Source: by Annahar

  • by Bassem Ajami
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 2 July 2020 | 15:43

Two boys watch burned tires set on fire by anti-government protesters to block roads, during a protest against the economic crisis, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (AP Photo)

For the past 70 years or so, the Palestinian tragedy has provided a powerful barricade for aspirant Arab politicians.
It was enough for almost any politician hopeful to embrace the banner of the...
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