Rebuilding Beirut NPR's Eric Weiner reports that after having been destroyed by 17 years of civil war, the Lebanese capital of Beirut is rising from its ashes in a $2 billion dollar project that hopes to restore the ancient city to its pre-civil war glory. Not everyone, however, is happy about how the project is being conducted and whose interest it is serving.
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Rebuilding Beirut

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Rebuilding Beirut

Rebuilding Beirut

Rebuilding Beirut

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Eric Weiner reports that after having been destroyed by 17 years of civil war, the Lebanese capital of Beirut is rising from its ashes in a $2 billion dollar project that hopes to restore the ancient city to its pre-civil war glory. Not everyone, however, is happy about how the project is being conducted and whose interest it is serving.