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Lebanon: Lessons from Two Assassinations

dircto Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:28 PM
Mitt Romney blames election loss on Obama giving out free stuff to voters who would go on to vote for him. But doesn't the Republican party pander to evangelical Christians by giving welfare to Israel?

On Oct. 19, Lebanese Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan was assassinated on a narrow side street near Sassine Square in downtown Beirut. The attack involved the detonation of a moderately sized vehicle-borne improvised explosive device as al-Hassan's car passed by the vehicle in which the device was hidden. The explosion killed not only al-Hassan and his driver but also six other people and wounded about 90 more.

Al-Hassan, the...