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The Daily Star’s demise is the story of Lebanon, reduced from a promising country to failed state

23 November, 2021, 10:40 am

Last modified: 23 November, 2021, 12:56 pm

Hussain Abdul-Hussain, Fellow/ Foundation for Defense of Democracies

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Hussain Abdul-Hussain, Fellow/ Foundation for Defense of Democracies

The Daily Star, Lebanon’s oldest English-language newspaper, has become the latest casualty of the country’s economic meltdown, bringing its nearly 70-year run to a close. Blackouts and gas shortages are now routine. As the ranks of independent journalists in Lebanon grow ever thinner, it will only become harder to hold the corrupt political class who left the country destitute accountable.

During my four years at the Daily…

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