A protester holds a placard, as she marches during a protest against the increase in prices of consumer goods and the crash of the local currency in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, March 19, 2021. Lebanon's local currency has been in a free fall since late 2019, losing about 90% of its value. The government defaulted on its foreign debt last year and nearly half the population has been pushed into poverty and unemployment. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A protester holds a placard, as she marches during a protest against the increase in prices of consumer goods and the crash of the local currency in Beirut on Friday. AP

Biden is letting Syria and Lebanon reach a point of no return