Cedar Siding

Butters, Andrew Lee
March 2005
New Republic;3/21/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 10, p13
Offers a look at political changes and movements in Lebanon following the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Protests against the Syrian occupation of Lebanon; Report that the United States views this as the Cedar Revolution; Rise of a pro-Syrian, pro-Hezbollah counterdemonstration by the Shia, a religious group in Lebanon; Report that the Syrians forced the extension of President Émile Lahoud's term; Role of Syria in creating stability in Lebanon in 1990 after the country experienced 15 years of civil war; Ways in which Lebanon has benefited from the Syrian military occupation.


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