Understanding the Beirut Explosion and its Sociopolitical Ramifications
James Dorsey, Senior Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies & the Middle East Institute
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The explosion that happened in Beirut recently, shook Lebanon and the world. At least 154 people killed, thousands injured, a business district ravaged. An explosion that sparked violent protests and forced a government to resign. Today, we’re going to be exploring what happened in Beirut. What caused the explosion? And how has it impacted the sociopolitical landscape in Lebanon? We discuss this and more with James Dorsey, Senior Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies & the Middle East Institute.
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Produced by: Dashran Yohan
Presented by: Dashran Yohan
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