Europe, U.S. Pressure Syria on Lebanon

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Calls are mounting for Syria to pull its troops out of Lebanon — and the pressure is coming from Paris as well as Washington. We look at Syria, Lebanon and the United States.


Jamil Mroue, editor-in-chief, The Daily Star in Lebanon

Richard Murphy, former ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia; Asst. Secretary of State for Near East and South Asian Affairs under President Reagan

Daniel Byman, asst. professor, Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service; senior fellow in Middle East policy, the Brookings Institution



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