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30th January 2012 Beirut, Lebanon

Tom Fletcher

by Tom Fletcher

Former British Ambassador to Lebanon

Lebanon 2020

There is a joke that does the rounds in Beirut. Q: ‘What’s the definition of Lebanese long term thinking?’ A: ‘See you tomorrow’. Like many Lebanese jokes, there is  truth in this. Of course, a focus on the short term is understandable, given the conflicts of the past, the volatility of the region, the interference […]

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