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It's Deja Vu in Lebanon All Over Again

Taufiq Rahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taufiq Rahim

As my flight touched down in Beirut, I had the feeling of returning to a land where deja vu is a fact of daily life. Where the same names persist for two decades or three or even more.

Your Guide to Lebanon's Messy Politics and Impending Civil War

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Hezbollah and Damascus have tried their sticks, by invading Beirut and Mount Lebanon, and carrots, through the formation of a cabinet under Hariri. Yet they remain desperate to see Hariri denounce the tribunal.

After 35 years, Lebanese MPs Can Only Muster A Soccer Match

Patrick Galey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Galey

This week Lebanon commemorated the 35th anniversary of its 1975-1990 Civil War, a conflict that claimed the lives of almost 200,000 people. While y...