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The Lebanese Link: Building a Comprehensive Regional Peace

March 17, 2009  • Benjamin Ryan

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Lebanon is an oft forgotten but essential element in building a lasting peace in the Levant. The Israeli-Syrian conflict, the growing influence and threat of Iran, and the regional Sunni-Shia rivalry all intersect in this small country on Israel’s northern border. This roundtable focused on the obstacles and opportunities that Lebanon represents with regard to the various tracks in the peace process, and the issues that must be addressed in order to build towards an eventual Lebanon peace track as well. Download the summary of the roundtable discussion.