People & Power - The State of Lebanon

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Struggling with a failing economy and underperforming or inadequate public services and divided over the not always welcome interference of two rival regional powers, many Lebanese hoped that elections in May 2018 (the first in almost a decade) might jolt the state's political establishment into addressing their many problems. So what is it about politics in this nation of six million people that makes it so resistant to change? We sent filmmaker Nada Issa to find out.

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