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Lebanon's Election Ritual Repeats

Charles Glass
Board of Contributors
May 9, 2018 | 15:17 GMT
Campaign posters slung from a tunnel entrance in Beirut depict candidates in Lebanon's parliamentary election, which took place May 6.

Campaign posters slung from a tunnel entrance in Beirut depict candidates in Lebanon's parliamentary election, which took place May 6.

(JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Throughout the country's modern history, votes have been a harbinger of chaos to come. The recent parliamentary election, held two days before President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, promises to be no different....

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