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Syrian Pullout Promises Change in Bekaa Valley

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Syrian Pullout Promises Change in Bekaa Valley

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Syrian Pullout Promises Change in Bekaa Valley

Syrian Pullout Promises Change in Bekaa Valley

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Syrian army trucks head to the Lebanese-Syrian border in the Bekaa Valley, April 24, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Syrian forces are withdrawing from Lebanon after nearly 30 years. The troops are gathered in the eastern Bekaa Valley, which has housed a host of radical groups over the decades. A look at the changes wrought by the impending withdrawal.