BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Fierce clashes broke out on Sunday in the mountains east of Beirut between supporters of the Western-backed government and followers of Hezbollah, the militant group backed by Iran. ...
Ah, the pleasures of a Middle-Eastern multinational state. Surely an excellent model for a unitary Israel/Palestine.
Especially since the virtually all-Muslim Sunni/Shi'a/Kurdish communities are doing so well in democratic Iraq.
Sunday, May 11, 2008
New York Times: