Saturday, August 2, 2008
Number 10 Drowning Street
According to "Foreign Policy" says this Akhbar article, Lebanon is number 10 from the bottom on the list of failed states. The list includes (in reverse order) Soomalia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Tchad, Iraq, Congo, Ivory Coast, Pakistan, Centre Afrique, Guinea, Bengladesh, North Korea, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Indonesia. The countries were ranked on the basis of indicators reflecting demographic pressure, unbalanced development, economy, public services, external interference.