100 Years of Greater Lebanon

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Description

The disastrous explosion in Beirut has prompted calls for French intervention in Lebanon. But the history of France’s involvement in the region has been driven by the creation of proxy elites and the pursuit of its own interests.

Period3 Sept 2020

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleHistory Today
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletHistory Today
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/09/20
    DescriptionThe disastrous explosion in Beirut has prompted calls for French intervention in Lebanon. But the history of France’s involvement in the region has been driven by the creation of proxy elites and the pursuit of its own interests.
    PersonsSimon Jackson

Keywords

  • Lebanon
  • France
  • colonial empire
  • disaster