Lebanon's New "Shadow Government"


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Against the backdrop of a massive economic and financial crisis and a now three-month-old nationwide protest movement, Lebanon swore in a new government on Tuesday — a technocratic cabinet that is widely seen as a "shadow government" for Hezbollah and other entrenched political leaders. MEI's Paul Salem, Randa Slim, and Bilal Saab join host Alistair Taylor to discuss what lies ahead.

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