Friday, November 24, 2006

Sell out Lebanon?

That's what the JP is reporting the Baker Commission is thinking about doing. According to this article, in the tit-for-tat negotiations Syria is most concerned with stifling the tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafiq Hariri and getting tacit U.S. permission to resume its control over Lebanon. And hell, why not. Baker's already done it once before. And it's not like selling out allies is something new to the U.S. way of thinking (h/t to Chap for the article.)

It's just sad. Lebanon has gone from this:

To this:

And this:

And finally, back to this:

And this:

Like I said. Sad.