Lebanon Undergoes Parliamentary Crisis Forty parliament members from Lebanon's pro-Western party are holed up in a Beirut hotel. That is because since 2005, four members of the bloc have been assassinated in Beirut, cutting their majority to a razor-thin margin.
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Lebanon Undergoes Parliamentary Crisis

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Lebanon Undergoes Parliamentary Crisis

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Forty parliament members from Lebanon's pro-Western party are holed up in a Beirut hotel, the InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut.

Since 2005, four members of the bloc have been assassinated in Beirut, cutting their majority to a razor-thin margin.

David Schenker, an expert on Arab politics, talks to Scott Simon about Lebanon's parliamentary crisis.