Category Archives: Lebanon

May 28 2010

A Decade for the Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon: How Much Has Changed?

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By Yaniv Voller Ten years ago, in May 2000, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) withdrew from Lebanon after almost two decades of military control over South Lebanon and ended direct political interference in Lebanese political affairs. The IDF’s withdrawal from … Continue reading

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Apr 2 2010

Lebanon and Syria: What are the prospects for improved relations?

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By Hannes Baumann One cliché loved by Western journalists writing about Syria is the “road to Damascus.” A particularly astonishing conversion occurred on the Beirut-Damascus highway on 31 March, when Lebanese-Druze leader Walid Jumblat travelled to the Syrian capital to … Continue reading

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