Lebanon's new cabinet is in need of popular support, so it is taking on endemic corruption in the country. But in practice, this government’s anti-corruption slogans will be designed to mask an ugly witch hunt.
Jeffrey Feltman is the John C. Whitehead Visiting Fellow in International Diplomacy in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution. His research includes examining United Nations and other mediation efforts to draw lessons about potential improvements in multilateral conflict prevention and resolution in an increasingly polarized global context. He is also a senior fellow at the Washington-based United Nations Foundation.
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