Barack Obama

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Lynch and the Lebanese Zombie

I rarely get a chance to disagree with my friend Marc Lynch about Middle Eastern politics, so when I read his most recent article about the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), I thought I’d jump at the chance. Here are the three basic arguments: The STL has credibility problems. In its early stages, it blamed … Continue reading

Sleiman in Washington to Meet Obama Today

Lebanese President Michel Sleiman is in Washington today for an Oval Office ziyaara with President Barack Obama. Here’s what White House press secretary Robert Gibbs had to say about the visit: “The president looks forward to consulting with President Sleiman on a broad range of issues of mutual concern, including efforts to strengthen the bilateral relationship … Continue reading

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