Lebanon & U.S. Foreign Policy: Gulf States’ Withdrawal Raises Questions

Lebanon & U.S. Foreign Policy: Gulf States’ Withdrawal Raises Questions

The Gulf States’ withdrawal from Lebanon raises the question of U.S. support amidst Iranian subterfuge.




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W
hile Lebanon is experiencing an existential crisis, some of its leaders are having an identity crisis — and continuing to solicit political favor with Iranian proxies. At the same time, the long-suffering people of Lebanon continue to bear the brunt of a system wrought with corruption and openly riddled with influence from Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terror.

Recently, Gulf-state U.S. allies have begun to question their economic and diplomatic relationships with a Lebanese government that, at minimum, panders to Iranian allies. Contemporaneously, the United States continues providing financial assistance to a government in Beirut that seems unwilling to

Originally Posted on: https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/11/what-do-our-allies-see-about-lebanon-that-we-dont/
By: Peter Metzger

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