May 11, 2012

Prepare for the Long Haul in Syria

Michael Young, Daily Star

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One thing that the Lebanese can usually do with some precision is predict stalemate. Their own conflict between 1975 and 1990 was one long, debilitating lesson in destructive deadlock. So when those in Beirut look toward Syria today and shake their heads, that's because they can hear echoes of their own past predicament.

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