A Deadly Game Of Chicken In Iraq And Lebanon
Authored by Thanassis Cambanis via TheNation.com,
The popular revolts in Iraq and Lebanon may be against different governments, but they represent a linked challenge to despotism and regime violence in the Arab world. And both share a central element: They are quintessential showdowns. Because the regimes refuse to consider incremental reform, the only way forward is to win. Defeat, for either side, will be absolute. Gradual reform...
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