Calls for federalism in Lebanon have flourished recently as certain pockets within Lebanese society are fed up the current political system that is based on sectarianism, nepotism and clientelism.
Old calls for partition
A general view shows the street from the damaged historic Barakat building known as The Yellow House on the former green line in Beirut, April 15, 2015. (Reuters)
Does federalism have a chance?
A Lebanese flag flutters amid billowing smoke as firefighters (unseen) extinguish the remaining flames at the seaport of Beirut, on September 11, 2020, a day after a huge fire erupted in harbour warehouses. (AFP)