Lebanese Minister, Opponent of Syria, Shot Dead The Lebanese Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel was assassinated today. He had spoken out against Syria's involvement in Lebanon, and some observers in the region are blaming Syria for his death.
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Lebanese Minister, Opponent of Syria, Shot Dead

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Lebanese Minister, Opponent of Syria, Shot Dead

Lebanese Minister, Opponent of Syria, Shot Dead

Lebanese Minister, Opponent of Syria, Shot Dead

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The Lebanese Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel was assassinated today. He had spoken out against Syria's involvement in Lebanon, and some observers in the region are blaming Syria for his death.

Host Madeleine Brand talks to Michael Young, opinion editor for the Daily Star in Beirut.