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Syria's Ties to Lebanon and Troop Withdrawal

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Syria's Ties to Lebanon and Troop Withdrawal

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Syria's Ties to Lebanon and Troop Withdrawal

Syria's Ties to Lebanon and Troop Withdrawal

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NPR's Jennifer Ludden explores Syria's 29-year occupation of Lebanon and examines the ties between the two countries, what a withdrawal of troops from Lebanon would mean for Syria and the rule of Syrian President Bashar Assad.