What's behind the violence in Lebanon's capital?


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Lebanon's capital saw its worst street violence in more than a decade. What started as a protest over an investigation into last year's Beirut port blast became a gunfight. Could this trigger more chaos in a country already on the brink of ruin?

Join host Imran Khan.


Sami Nader, Director of the Levant Institute for Strategic Affairs.

Rami Khouri, Director of Global Engagement at the American University of Beirut.

Jessica Obeid, Activist and independent energy policy consultant.

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