The Impact of the Resignation of Lebanon’s Prime Minister

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Earlier this morning, the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Hassan Diab announced his resignation just days after the deadly blast in Beirut.

The Prime Minister blames political corruption for the explosion to occur and that the political corruption was bigger than the state.

But what would this resignation mean for Lebanon’s future? Will the country descend to civil war?

Erielle Sudario asked Dr Heba Batainah from the School of Politics, Economics and Society at the University of Canberra if the PM’s resignation could lead to civil war.

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