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Generational Country Study: Lebanon

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Generational Crisis Wars

-- Lebanon: Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire -- 1908-1922
-- Lebanon: Civil War -- 1977-1982

Article Cross-References

-- How inflammatory was President Bush's speech to Israel's Knesset?: The speech may have touched some nerves among the Palestinians, and changed American policy. (16-May-2008)
-- Hizbollah appears to be staging a coup in Lebanon: As street gunfights spread, observers fear total civil war - which is impossible. (9-May-2008)
-- China and Taiwan: Understanding two different war paradigms: None of Obama, Clinton or McCain have any idea of this. (23-Apr-08)
-- Violence in Gaza escalates significantly as Israel contemplates an invasion: American warships are off the Lebanon coast to promote "regional stability." (1-Mar-08)
-- Egypt's failure to close the Gaza border further destabilizes the region.: Changing events brings Israelis, Palestinians and Egyptians into further confrontation and conflict. (26-Jan-08)
-- Anxious Americans become euphoric over Barack Obama: This kind of euphoria has occurred twice before recently. (6-Jan-08)
-- Pakistanis are increasingly joining forces with al-Qaeda: The contrast with the Iraq war and al-Qaeda in Iraq is instructive. (30-Dec-07)
-- Political chaos increases in Lebanon as Constitution fails to provide a new President: Hizbollah is threatening to cripple Lebanon's government indefinitely, (26-Nov-07)
-- New al-Qaeda linked terrorist group provokes heavy gun battle in northern Lebanon: Islamist militants in Fatah al-Islam, led by Shakir al-Abssi, battled Lebanese troops on Sunday, (21-May-07)
-- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a very charismatic leader: In his 60 Minutes interview, he was witty, charming, confident and deadly. (14-Aug-06)
-- UN Security Council declares Lebanon peace while war expands: Israel, Lebanon and Hizbollah have promised to end the war on Monday. (13-Aug-06)
-- Will there REALLY be French troops separating Israeli and Hizbollah forces?: Stranger things have happened, but I'll believe this only when I see it. (5-Aug-06)
-- While world watches Lebanon, Sri Lanka goes to war: Tamil Tiger rebels have engaged Sri Lanka government forces in heavy fighting (3-Aug-06)
-- Which war came first, Korea or Vietnam?: This is the kind of question that today's journalists typically need help with, (27-Jul-06)
-- Lebanon: Storm over airstrikes on UN observer post has a darker side: The presence of Chinese observers was previously unreported. What are they doing there? (27-Jul-06)
-- Lebanon war escalates as UN officials are killed and Nasrallah threatens deeper strikes in Israel: Kofi Annan accused of Israel of "apparent deliberate targeting" of a lookout post (26-Jul-06)
-- Some random notes on the Mideast crisis: First off, dislodging Hizbollah from the Israeli border is almost impossible. (21-Jul-06)
-- Why did China agree to join a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning North Korea?: Henry Kissinger has one theory, but mine is quite different. (19-Jul-06)
-- Mideast war now centers around Hizbollah's Hassan Nasrallah: Nasrallah splits the Arab world and draws international support for Israel (17-Jul-06)
-- Israel and Hizbollah declare war: However, the Palestinians are staying out of it so far (15-Jul-06)
-- Israel mobilizes reserves and invades Lebanon: Calling Hizbollah capture of Israeli soldiers an 'act of war', Olmert promises "very painful and far-reaching" response. (12-Jul-06)
-- Storks fall out of the sky in Lebanon: 500 million birds are migrating from Asia to Africa this week and next, (28-Oct-05)

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