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Tag: Lebanon
  • It’s 1848 in the Middle East and Everyone’s Dancing in the Desert

    Cross-posted at Interest of the State. In 2005, Lebanon’s Cedar Revolution blossomed. Syria was booted out of occupying its coastal neighbor and the yearning for freedom with responsive government grew, especially after the March 14 protest in Beirut evolved into a political coalition of pro-Western pacifists. In 2009, Iran erupted in its second revolution after …

  • Liberty is Contagious

    With Israel pushing settlements farther into Palestinian territory, there has been some chatter of a reemergence of the Syrian occupation of Lebanon. Israel’s claim to land in Gaza pushes Palestinian residents out of their homes and into refugee camps in none other than their northern neighbor, Lebanon. Israel’s antagonism in the 1980’s led to the …