The Hariri Political Dynasty after the Arab Spring

  title={The Hariri Political Dynasty after the Arab Spring},
  author={Ward Vloeberghs},
  journal={Mediterranean Politics},
  pages={241 - 248}
Quite symbolically, in September 2011, the Rafiq Hariri DVD box on offer in downtown Beirut’s Virgin Megastore came at a discounted price. Next door, the flowers at Hariri’s gravesite were no longer being refreshed every couple of days; instead artificial flower arrangements had been planted. Worse, perhaps, in January 2012 Saad Hariri (Rafiq’s son and political successor) broke a leg during a skiing holiday in the French Alps. 
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