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LEBANESE POLITICS AND THE TYRANY OF CONFESSIONALISM

Camille Habib

revue d'origine de cet article : Confluences Méditerranée 70

Date de publication : octobre 2009
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Lebanon's glorious past (1943-1975) and its tragic present made its
history one of conflict and consensus. The crisis of 1958, 1975 and 2005
had illustrated both the precarious stability and the persistent dilemma
of a plural society like Lebanon. It is true that the country had shown
a remarkable ability to survive between 1943 and 1975. Many claim
that its survival was due mainly to the politics of consociation which
the Lebanese had adopted as their approach to government. However,
when this approach had historically failed to respond to various external
and internal challenges, the Lebanese system simply collapsed
twice in 1975 as well as in 2005. These challenges encompass the total
web of economic, military and diplomatic aspects

     
  • ISBN : 978-2-296-10317-7 • octobre 2009 • 8 pages
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