A recent parliamentary election opened a way for civil society to get into Lebanon’s institutions. But that seems too little to allow for the country to be shaked and saved.
- The socio-political turmoil is intensifying in the island country south of India, hit by a dire economic crisis. Citizens want the ruling Rajapaksa family to quit after decades.
- Over two months after the explosion that devastated the port of Beirut, the country is at a crossroads: a drastic change in the institutional paradigm seems to be the only alternative to implosion.