Carlos Ghosn could be bad news for Lebanon

by Rashmee

Posted on January 12, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


The world is consumed by events in and about Iran and Iraq, as well as US President Donald Trump’s fitful pronouncements on foreign policy, but any leftover attention will surely centre on Carlos Ghosn and, by extension, Lebanon. Much of the attention for Ghosn and Lebanon won’t be flattering, especially after the extraordinary news conference … Continue reading “Carlos Ghosn could be bad news for Lebanon”

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Why did Carlos Ghosn flee to Lebanon?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2019 / Quartz


Carlos Ghosn’s clandestine trip from Japan to Lebanon has made headlines around the world. The former head of Renault-Nissan, who was charged with financial misconduct in Japan and put under close supervision by the authorities, jumped bail. He reportedly arrived in Lebanon on a private jet, possibly via Turkey. The logistics of his travel triggered … Continue reading “Why did Carlos Ghosn flee to Lebanon?”

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Carlos Ghosn – the Lebanon connection

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2019


When I heard about Carlos Ghosn’s flight to Lebanon from Japan, where he faces trial over allegations of financial misconduct, it brought back memories of Freakonomics Radio’s investigation of the worldwide Lebanese diaspora. That episode – from back in August 2013 – was titled “Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World?” The Lebanese, … Continue reading “Carlos Ghosn – the Lebanon connection”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK