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Lebanon's crisis: economic despair threatens the military's stability

Sky, 18 Jul 2021
The economic crisis and turmoil between Lebanon and Syria is seeing smuggling and people trafficking surge.

Lebanon is currently suffering from a severe economic depression while housing over 2 million Syrian refugees in dire camps. The country's last line of defence, the military, are working around the clock for a fraction of their previous wages.

Sky's Alistair Bunkall visits military forces patrolling the border and witnesses this perfect storm first hand.

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