Lebanon & Syria NPR's Eric Weiner reports that once-independent Lebanon is increasingly under the thumb of Syrian President Hafez Assad. Not only do Syrian troops maintain the peace established in Lebanon after 17 years of civil war, but Syria is also increasingly placing limits on the Lebanese press, once one of the most unrestricted in the Middle East.
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Lebanon & Syria

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Lebanon & Syria

Lebanon & Syria

Lebanon & Syria

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Eric Weiner reports that once-independent Lebanon is increasingly under the thumb of Syrian President Hafez Assad. Not only do Syrian troops maintain the peace established in Lebanon after 17 years of civil war, but Syria is also increasingly placing limits on the Lebanese press, once one of the most unrestricted in the Middle East.