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Mona Fawaz on Hariri's Resignation

Clip: 10/29/2019 | 2m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

In Beirut today, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation after two weeks of protests triggered by a proposed tax on WhatsApp calls. Mona Fawaz is a professor at the American University of Beirut and has been intimately involved in organizing the protests; she joins the program from Beirut, where demonstrations can still be heard.

Aired: 10/29/19

Rating: NR

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