Under the glossy image of a functioning state in Lebanon, a failed state is already more dominant in the tiny country that witnessed a brutal 15 years civil war which was put to an end by the Syrian Arab Army’s intervention at the request of the legitimate Lebanese government that time and it managed to maintain peace in the country for decades until early 2005.
Sectarian warlords agreed ceasefire was sponsored by Saudi Arabia called Taif Accord which put an end to the political clashes that in reality never faded out especially that the same warlords who fought the civil war with the massive innocent blood of their own citizens on their hands became the leaders of the country without any proper accountability.
The 10400 square kilometers entity with 6 million Lebanese population and some Palestinians living there in inhumane conditions lives under an almost or exceeded US$ 100 billion public debt. mostly due to corruption spearheaded by the same leaders now claiming to fight corruption.
Despite receiving billions of dollars received by Lebanon for its role in destabilizing Syria from the Saudi, Qatari, UAE and other financiers, and billions of others coming from the EU and the UN for placing Syrian refugees in horrible conditions went directly to the pockets of the same culprits and to seduce the Syrian refugees not to return home to be used as a political card against their state, with a very little portion of that amount actually spent on the refugees well-being, if any, let alone addressing the financial situation of the state.
If that’s not alarming by itself, watch this short video taken a couple of days ago in Haour Taala in the underdeveloped Bekaa Valley, it was reported by Lebanese independent MP Retired General Jamil El Sayyed through his Twitter account:
Video also available on BitChute: https://www.bitchute.com/video/JCI1m4bWXKbW/
End of last month a dangerous assassination attempt was about to tear apart what’s left of the fragile livable state of security the Lebanese cling on when a former warlord and an Erdogan-like hypocrite politician Walid Junblat forces tried to kill two sitting ministers: Gebran Bassil, the Lebanese president’s Jared Kushner (son in law) and head of the largest Christian bloc in the country along with Saleh Gharib a Druze minister but not aligned with Junblat’s part of the Druze and a nephew to a Druze spiritual leader,