The inflexible struggle against reform

The call for reform in Lebanon is hardly new. It began long before the country was carved out of the Ottoman Empire.
by Bassem Ajami

2 August 2020 | 12:32

Source: by Annahar

  • by Bassem Ajami
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 2 August 2020 | 12:32

This file photo shows a portrait of Midhat Pasha. (Wikipedia)

Midhat Pasha, a skilled administrator and reformer, was appointed in 1878 by the Ottoman Sultan, Abdulhamid II. as governor of the province of Syria. His appointment was the result of pressure from...
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