Lebanese elections in 2018 and the challenges of forming a government

  • Emad Wagga Ajeel AL-Khafaji Tikrit University - College of Basic Education, Al-Sharqat


It is possible to say that Lebanon is one of the most complex Arab countries in the formation of the government, as is the case in Iraq, because they apply consensual democracy. After the parliamentary elections in Lebanon in 2018, there were many challenges to the formation of the government, whether internal challenges such as sectarianism, Which resulted in problems and complications, or the new electoral law, in addition to the victory of Hezbollah with a large number of parliamentary seats, and the impact on Lebanon's internal and external, and other internal challenges, or external challenges: represented by the regional and international situation, of interference in the internal affairs of Lebanon, as a result of internal parties have external extensions, or what the region is going through problems, wars and instability, particularly what is happening in Syria and the impact on the internal situation, And the impact on the internal situation in Lebanon, and finally the government was formed despite these challenges, but the question is: Will the government be able to overcome the impact of those challenges on the functioning of the government after its formation? There is no doubt that the impact of these challenges will continue to exist even after the formation of the government due to the internal situation of Lebanon is confused and linked to the external situation

Mar 26, 2020
How to Cite
AJEEL AL-KHAFAJI, Emad Wagga. Lebanese elections in 2018 and the challenges of forming a government. Tikrit Journal For Political Science, [S.l.], n. 18, p. 139-172, mar. 2020. ISSN 2312-6639. Available at: <http://tjfps.tu.edu.iq/index.php/poltic/article/view/208>. Date accessed: 27 may 2020. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.25130/poltic.v0i18.208.