Articles by Nicholas Blanford

The Lebanese Linchpin

BEIRUT -- Lebanon recently marked the first anniversary of Syria's troop withdrawal, but with the Lebanese torn by competing visions over the future of country, Damascus is once more becoming an increasingly influential force here. Syria's Lebanese allies are gaini Read More

'Iran's Front Line'?

South Lebanon is a long way from Iran, but if the United States or Israel decides to mount an attack against Iran's nascent nuclear industry, part of Tehran's retaliation may well come along this volatile 70-mile frontier. From the chalk... Read More

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