What Went Wrong in Lebanon?

Inside the Shawarma Paradox and its implications for the country.

Photo by Maxime Guy on Unsplash

In this country, the usual way of casually greeting someone is by saying ‘habibi’, which translates to ‘my love’. However, in the past few weeks, the words have changed to “hamdellah ’al salama”, or ‘Thank God for your safety’. Lebanon has been suffering from the malpractices of a corrupt government and with…