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Entries by Patrick Galey from 12/2009

Lebanon's Leftover Subterranean Scourge

| Posted 12.21.2009 | World

As long as Lebanon refuses to embrace the Ottawa Treaty and categorically outlaw landmine use, many of its citizens will continue to suffer abuses of a fundamental prerogative - the right to safety and security.

Lebanon: Where International Meddling Works, to a Point

| Posted 12.30.2009 | World

One of the few serviceable democracies in the Middle East, Lebanon's government is elected along confessional lines. The President is always a Christian, the Prime Minister a Sunni, and the Parliament Speaker a Shiite.