Whether in Africa, the Middle East, or Central Asia, the U.S. never ceases to fall into the same quagmire. Unless root causes are addressed, terrorism is going to plague country after another.
Lebanon poorly funds infrastructure developments and other projects that would prevent environmental hazards, harming the country's tourism-based economy and public health.
Lebanon should reorganize its institutional system to better manage its new found offshore natural gas and oil wealth. If not, corruption and mismanagement will be rampant.