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Lebanon: A House Divided

2007 Vol. 1: Jan/Feb

The modern nation of Lebanon has a heritage that goes back to the very dawn of human history. Its geographical position at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea has guaranteed its status as a cosmopolitan and multicultural center. In the Bible, Lebanon is mentioned as the source of cedar for the building of Solomon’s Temple, and as a land of abundance and beauty. To understand Lebanon’s current turmoil, we need to look at the history of the land; its people, religions and politics.

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