What New Political Pact is there for Lebanon?
Oct 21, 2020

Rawan Hamoud | 21 October 2020 | AR | TR

While talks about a Third Republic in Lebanon continue, this brief will outline different ideas circulating in the Lebanese public sphere with regard to the need for the following political pacts: abolishing the sectarian system, instituting administrative decentralization, (con)federalism, active neutrality, the tripartite power-sharing model, up to the partitioning of Lebanon. The brief will also address the political context and the communal reactions to these demands. It argues that these propositions remain a political rhetoric