The News from Lebanon
Friday, March 18, 2005
Ever since the 1983 bombing of the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon has been etched in the minds of many Americans as a dangerous mix of factions and infighting. The competing interests there have created a story that's often hard for Western media to untangle. And so we wondered how Lebanese journalists have been portraying the recent turmoil in their own country. Michael Young, opinion editor for the Daily Star in Beirut, sketches the picture for Brooke.