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Syrian Dissidents Fight Pullout from Lebanon

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Syrian Dissidents Fight Pullout from Lebanon

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Syrian Dissidents Fight Pullout from Lebanon

Syrian Dissidents Fight Pullout from Lebanon

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Some Syrian dissidents believe the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Lebanon would be a major defeat for the government of President Bashar Assad. Others fear there could be a crackdown on Syria's fledgling opposition movement to quash any hope of a Lebanese-style democracy movement.

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