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Political Risk Analysis - On The Brink Of Political Paralysis After Hariri's Resignation - JAN 2018

The resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri will weigh on the policy-making process in the months ahead, which will in turn be negative for the Lebanese economy. Recent events also signal increasingly assertive stances of Iran and Saudi Arabia in Lebanon, through allied political parties and militias, thereby increasing security risks.