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Cedar Revolution

Squabbling Politicians Push Lebanon to Sectarian Brink

Doug Bandow | Posted 11.22.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

The bigger threat to Lebanese stability is the implosion of Syria, which long played a dominant, sometimes controlling, role in Lebanon. Hezbollah has directly intervened on the side of the Assad regime. The Shia movement's involvement risks bringing the conflict back to Lebanon, as did Hezbollah's costly 2006 war with Israel.

Time for a New Revolution in Lebanon?

Claude Salhani | Posted 09.04.2012 | World
Claude Salhani

This one is being carried out by short sighed and ego-centric politicians, who occupy government portfolios and seats in the national parliament. Is it time for a new revolution?

Why Lebanese Greivances Won't Lead to Revolution

Patrick Galey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Galey

With no single objective or widespread popular interest, protests in Lebanon will continue to be predominantly factional and anemic in comparison to those of Arab neighbors.

Is Lebanon Forgetting its Cedar Revolution?

Patrick Galey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Galey

As thousands gathered Sunday in downtown Beirut to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of Lebanon's five-time Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, rally o...