Showing posts from January, 2014
Hariri tribunal starts at a dangerous time for Lebanon  For several months now, Lebanon has been dealing with the fallout of the bloody civil war raging across its border in Syria.
Bombings, killing in Lebanon become common as Syrian fighting expands Syria ’s war is spilling into its neighborhood almost three years after it started, but nowhere is it doing more damage than in Lebanon , where bombings and assassinations have become routine and nearly 1 million refugees from the conflict are pushing the country to its breaking point.
An undiplomatic row An unseemly row has erupted in an otherwise placid U.S.-India relationship. The arrest and strip search of Devyani Khobragade, India’s deputy consul general, in New York on Dec. 12 has elicited an angry response from India.