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A Conversation on the Impact of the War in Gaza on Lebanon’s Economy with Raya El Hassan

February 23, 202420:28

In this interview, Raya El Hassan, who has served as both the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Interior and Municipalities of Lebanon, delivers an in-depth examination of the economic fallout from the ongoing war in Gaza, affecting Lebanon and the wider region. She delves into the specific repercussions on Lebanon’s southern area, notably in sectors like agriculture, housing, and infrastructure, which have suffered significantly. Additionally, El Hassan highlights the broader impacts these tensions have on the country’s social fabric.

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Middle East Program

The Wilson Center’s Middle East Program serves as a crucial resource for the policymaking community and beyond, providing analyses and research that helps inform US foreign policymaking, stimulates public debate, and expands knowledge about issues in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Read more