October 22, 2012

Too Late to Stop Mideast Covert War

Victor Kotsev, Asia Times

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Whatever the merit of Tehran and Washington's denials that they are moving close to one-on-one negotiations, it is doubtful that any such talks will produce a lasting resolution to the Middle East standoff. The violence in Beirut on Friday is one pointer to how low-intensity warfare between the region's opposing camps may spread to new parts of the region. 

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