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Political Crisis in Lebanon/ The case for "Jihadism" Categories: Afghanistan/ Pakistan, Islamic Extremism, Lebanon, Multimedia, Syria, Terrorism, Updates     Author: AIJAC staff

As readers may be aware, Lebanon has had no president since last week. The term of the last president, pro-Syrian Emile Lahoud, ended on Nov. 23. However, no successor has been elected because of a stand-off between the pro-Syrian opposition, led by Hezbollah, and the anti-Syrian government, led by

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Lebanon's Government by Murder Categories: Lebanon, Multimedia, Syria     Author: David Schenker

Forty Lebanese members of parliament belonging to the pro-Western, anti-Syrian March 14 majority bloc currently reside in Tower 3 at Beiruts Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel... But the lawmakers are not guests; they are prisoners.

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Hezbollah and Lebanon Updates Categories: Lebanon, Syria, Terrorism     Author: AIJAC staff

This Update features three pieces on the state of Hezbollah efforts within Lebanon to prepare militarily for another round of conflict with Israel, and politically, to gain control of the Lebanese government.

Editorial: Lessons Learned Categories: Israel, Lebanon, Palestinians, Syria, Terrorism     Author: Colin Rubenstein

The Winograd Committee's Interim Report, assessing Israel's performance in the first days of last year's Hezbollah-Israel conflict, has strongly criticised Israel's prime minister, defence minister and former military chief of staff for setting impossible-to-achieve objectives and for moving without

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