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SOF Alum Joelle Abi-Rached in the Boston Review and Le Monde

Fellows, SOF Fellows

September 2, 2020

SOF Alum Joelle Abi-Rached recently had two op-eds published, one in the Boston Review and one in Le Monde. Letter from Beirut from the Boston Review is a look at the city in the aftermath of the explosion on August 4th of this year. In an op-ed in Le Monde, L’école au Liban, une « longue histoire de rivalités entre puissances étrangères », Abi-Rached argues that the economic crisis and collapse of the Lebanese state is reflective of the failure of elites educated in a system that has been historically shaped by foreign governments, among other factors.