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Doha Agreement

Lebanon: Where International Meddling Works, to a Point

Patrick Galey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Galey

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.

Lebanon's Economy Thriving Thanks to Arab Neighbors and Conservative Capitalism

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

As the rest of the world braces for a global economic dive, thousands of visitors flood into Beirut. The streets are crowded, shops are bustling and political chatter takes an unusual backseat to celebration.

My Interview With Deborah Campbell: How Hezbollah's Triumph is Blowback for U.S. Policy

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Memarian

Why after the Israel-Lebanon 34-day war two years ago, and particularly after the Doha accord in May, which restored Hezbollah to the Lebanese governm...