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Letters To The Editor

Lebanese Crisis

Samir Ali Sayyed

Lebanon is in turmoil. There have been angry protests against the Lebanese government and the corrupt ruling class in which hundreds of people have been injured. Protesters have also targeted banks because they refuse to allow people to withdraw more than 300 Lebanese pounds! It is not difficult to understand why banks refuse to give the people their own money. Banks operate on the usurious system of fractional reserve in which banks loan money without possessing it. All Lebanese banks and those in every part of the world are part of this usurious exploitative system.

While the people have genuine grievances, there are also agents provocateurs that have penetrated the protests whose mission is very different: to destabilize Lebanon itself. This is meant to weaken the resistance to serve the interests of foreign powers, primarily the US and Israel. Genuine protesters should be on guard against such elements.

Samir Ali Sayyed
Dearborn, MI, US

Article from

Crescent International Vol. 48, No. 12

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

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