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Beware of small states: Lebanon, battleground of the Middle East

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Nation Books,
Pub. Date:
c2010.
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English
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Lebanon, a country no bigger than Connecticut, has become a battleground for the political, strategic and ideological conflicts of its neighbors and the great powers. It has come to reflect the broad historical experiences of the modern Middle East. Beware of Small States is an elegant and incisive history of Lebanon culminating with the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah and its aftermath. David Hirst?a former Middle East correspondent for The Guardian, whose tough, skeptical voice has earned him death threats and seen him banned from six Arab countries?crafts a narrative that is essential for anyone wishing to understand the current political climate of the Middle East.
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table_of_contents The seeds of conflict : 1860-1923 -- Zionists and Maronites : an inadmissible affair : 1923-1948 -- The reckoning delayed : Lebanon escapes the consequences of the catastrophe : 1948-1967 -- Lebanon and the Palestinians : the road to civil war : 1967-1975 -- Civil war in Lebanon : proxy war for everyone else : 1975-1976 -- Imperial hubris : Israel wages 'chosen war' in Lebanon : 1977-1982 -- The massacre of Sabra and Shatila : Israel's imperial nemesis : 1982-1985 -- Khomeini, Islamists and the Shiite uprising : 1979-1985 -- The civil war closes : Hizbollah rises : 1985-1992 -- Triumph of the warrior-priest : Hassan Nasrallah humbles Zion : 1992-2000 -- Redrawing the map of the Middle East : 2000-2006 -- Getting Syria out of Lebanon : 2004-2006 -- The sixth war : 2006 -- Who won? 2006-2008 -- Gaza : 2009.
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title Beware of small states Lebanon, battleground of the Middle East
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