“I used to go to Lebanon quite often when I was young. I’d love to go back, but it is too dangerous.” — An elderly gentleman who approached me on the subway… 238 more words
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BEIRUT – The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag expressed “grave concern” Sunday over a border battle between Lebanese forces and Syria-based fighters from the Islamic State group that killed eight soldiers, as the chaos of Syria’s war increasingly threatens the security of its Mediterranean neighbour. 138 more words
An English-language daily on Sunday condemning the recent deadly Israeli airstrike on Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah members in Syria, said that the terror act demonstrates the key role of the resistance in regional developments. 449 more words
- Andrew McCarthy praises a speech on the threat of radical Islam that Bobby Jindal delivered in the U.K.:
With Western Europe still reeling from the jihadist mass-murders in Paris at Charlie Hebdo magazine and the Hyper Kacher Jewish market, Governor Jindal outlined a bold, Reaganesque vision of American foreign policy guided by three imperatives — freedom, security, and truth.