Lebanon’s Peace Cartel is Irredeemable – How Donors Choose to Help Can Tip the Scales

In this August 12 article for Just Security, DPC co-founder Kurt Bassuener describes Lebanon’s entrenched political oligarchy as a peace cartel, reliant internally and externally on fear and patronage. He explains how this dynamic works, as well as how established democracies can assist Lebanese who deeply want an accountable alternative governance system.