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A Blossoming Oasis

The history of Lebanon is a tale of survival against the odds. Its location on the fault line between East and West has always been one of its defining features and in the past 50 years it has experienced civil war and the assassination of its Prime Minister and now finds itself sitting uneasily on the front line of the Arab Spring.

Written before recent events in Syria, Lebanon РA Blossoming Oasis, reports on how fiscal prudence and ensuing economic stablity has helped it reclaim its old soubriquet as the Switzerland of the Middle East.