January 10, 2014

Lebanon Is Hearing the Alarm Bells

Michael Young, The Daily Star

The Associated Press

Lebanon cannot afford a void in the coming months, and fear of one is universal overseas. The Lebanese are getting the point, even if March 14 is worried that it will pay the price in any new order dominated by Hezbollah. But the alternative could be even worse. That is why the opposition must update its rhetoric, agree to a single presidential candidate and reach an accord over a new parliamentary election law for next November, to avoid the election law fiasco of last year.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Syria, Hezbollah, Lebanon

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