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Lebanon’s power struggle: Why a failing state can’t get the lights on

For years, Lebanon has been blighted by power cuts. For many Lebanese, the state’s inability to deliver reliable electricity has become a metaphor for their country’s wider failings, and offers a glimpse into how Lebanon got into its worst crisis since the country’s 15-year civil war.


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