The Lebanese Army is Falling Apart

Published March 17th, 2021 - 10:14 GMT
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The Lebanese Army (AFP/FILE)
As the Lebanese currency continues to collapse, a top army general has admitted even the army is struggling to pay and feed its soldiers, and hinted that the troops are beginning to crack. Army chief General Joseph Aoun said in a rare public statement aimed against Lebanon’s elites the drop in the value of security service wages could lead to a crisis in the military. “We have warned more than once about the dangers of the situation and how things might blow up," Auon stated, adding

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