Walid Jumblatt

Upheaval On The Borders

Demonstrations in neighboring Egypt and Lebanon have Israel watching nervously.
Staff Writer

Israel is watching with concern the street demonstrations that erupted this week in neighboring Egypt and Lebanon. The fear is that an Iranian proxy-state could emerge in Lebanon and that in Egypt the autocratic rule of aging President Hosni Mubarak could be overthrown.

Lebanese soldiers guard the streets in Sidon.
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