PRESIDENTIAL VOID IN LEBANON2014-2016: CRISIS OR EFFECT OF POLITICAL SYSTEM?
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PRESIDENTIAL VOID IN LEBANON2014-2016: CRISIS OR EFFECT OF POLITICAL SYSTEM?
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S0321-50750000616-3-1
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Article
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Published
Authors
Natalia Berenkova 
Pages
34-40
Abstract
This paper examines the causes for the longest presidential void in the modern history of Lebanon (2014-2016) that are connected to political system characteristics. Since the "Cedar Revolution" Lebanese political scene was determined by the antagonism between "8 March" and "14 March" political blocs. Presidential crisis brought some adjustments to political and sectarian balance as well as reshaping of alliances inside Lebanon. Syrian crisis and Iran-Saudi Arabia rivalry became the most important external factors that prevented progress in negotiations over filling the president void.
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Lebanon, international relations, the Middle East, political crisis, Hizbullah, Syrian crisis, consociationalism
Date of publication
01.01.2018
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