Iran’s proxy Lebanon is a wreck. The Hezbollah-governed state has a collapsed currency and no energy supplies. For the past several weeks, plans have been floated (literally) either to bring Iranian oil into Lebanon on a ship – which would trigger sanctions – or to bring gas from Egypt – which would require working with Syria.
Join us as FDD research fellow Hussain Abdul-Hussain explains how Israel’s northern neighbor found itself in this situation and the security implications for the region. Abdul-Hussain was managing editor at Beirut’s The Daily Star and has reported from war zones on the Lebanese border with Israel, and from Iraq.