Sure you’ve seen a photo like this one these days: Macron comforting the crowds is Beirut, in the harbour district that was wiped out earlier this week. Did you also wonder: what is Macron doing there? I learned that Lebanon was established in 1920 under French rule when it was separated from Syria as a Christian protectorate. And I learned that Macron was the only leader who has visited the apocalyptic site so far. And that is the real issue.
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