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Beirut Offers Example for Syria After Bouncing Back from Civil Wari
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December 26, 2012 11:01 PM
A generation ago, Beirut emerged from 15 years of civil war a bombed out and pock-marked city. Twenty years later, Beirut is back. James Brooke takes a look at the city's renaissance.

Beirut Offers Example for Syria After Bouncing Back from Civil War

Published December 26, 2012

A generation ago, Beirut emerged from 15 years of civil war a bombed out and pock-marked city. Twenty years later, Beirut is back. James Brooke takes a look at the city's renaissance.


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