The Foreign Desk

Lebanon on the brink

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11 July 2020

Episode 340

30 minutes


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Since October, the Lebanese lira has lost more than 80 per cent of its value. Lebanon’s long-suffering people now face losing their jobs, businesses and savings, as well as shortages of power and basic supplies. Andrew Mueller is joined by Leila Molana-Allen, Lina Khatib and Vicky Pryce for an insight into how Lebanon got here and what factors are at play when a currency collapses.

11 July 2020

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