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Why Lebanon Produces Mediocre Presidents

Chibli Mallat writes in the Daily Star:

Lebanon’s Constitution is the oldest in the Middle East. Established in 1926, it has survived foreign control over Lebanon, international or Arab. It also increasingly operates as the reference point for Lebanese citizens. Its longevity is remarkable, even if the constitutional text has given way to widely divergent interpretations in periods of revolutionary turmoil.

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