Senior Lecturer, Politics, University of Liverpool
Hannes Baumann is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He is the author of "Citizen Hariri: Lebanon's Neoliberal Reconstruction" about businessman-politician Rafiq Hariri. His current research looks at the politics of Gulf investment in non-oil Arab states. He previously taught or researched at Georgetown University,King's College London, the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Aug 09, 2020 22:48 pm UTC| Economy
The explosion that tore through Beirut on Tuesday August 4 was so strong that shockwaves were felt on the island of Cyprus, over 200 kilometres away. At least 135 people were killed and 5,000 injured in the blast. Such...