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Too closely tied to its larger neighbor, Lebanon can't help but worry about the consequences of the war spreading in Syria. The two countries have tight political links and share a porous border. Is Beirut set to be the next Arab Spring hot spot?

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Past Member (0)
Monday April 9, 2012, 4:22 am

Past Member (0)
Monday April 9, 2012, 6:05 am
Noted. Thanks.

Nicole W. (649)
Monday April 9, 2012, 10:08 am
noted, thanks Cal.

Marlene Dinkins (269)
Monday April 9, 2012, 12:26 pm
noted thnx

Gloria picchetti (305)
Monday April 9, 2012, 2:13 pm
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; but don't take The Holy Bible for it's word if you are conflicted in your heart.

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday April 9, 2012, 5:19 pm
Thank you for the article.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 9, 2012, 10:12 pm
The Gulf states arming and financing this rebellion against the legitimate government of peace loving Syria have a lot to answer for.

Alexander Werner (53)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 3:31 am
If Assad will be overthrown, Hesbola boys will go hungry and will need to revert to more crimes to finance their organization.

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 3:48 am

Ludger W. (71)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 4:56 am

Judith Emerson (0)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 5:58 am
Heard on Al Jazeera this morning that Jordan is suffering from Syria's uprising because they get 2/3 of their imported goods from Syria & the extreme depression & fluctuation of Syria's "$" is also wrecking havoc on Jordan's economy.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 9:50 am
We're not hearing too much about it, but I suspect the knock-on effect to any number of surrounding countries is becoming considerable.
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