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Antoun Issa

Antoun Issa
Antoun Issa is senior editorial manager at Atlantic 57. Issa is a frequent commentator on Middle Eastern affairs and non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute. He previously worked as a journalist in Beirut between 2011 and 2015, and has written extensively on the region for numerous media outlets, including the Guardian, Washington Post, and Foreign Policy.

The US Has Supported Lebanon’s Corrupt Ruling Class Long Enough

As protestors rage against oligarchs, the United States should end its stability-minded approach and foster political and economic reform.