ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Syria and Lebanon

The simmering hostility between Syria and Israel that first arose from each country's need to carve out its own 'security zones' threatens to escalate with the recent assassination of a former prime minister. Tensions have further aggravated as the US, upbeat after the Iraq elections, has openly emerged as the region's powerbroker, albeit a partisan one.

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