Have Syrian war and refugee crisis highlighted existing problems in Lebanon?

With more than 1.5 million Syrian refugees, compounded with other refugee communities, Lebanon is the country with the highest per-capita concentration of refugees worldwide.

He was the best in his class. 17-year old Syrian Hozaifa is now paraplegic after bombing and lives as refugee in Beqaa, Lebanon. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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How will Chilcot Inquiry affect Britain?

How important is the Chilcot Inquiry for Britain more than seven years after the inquiry was announce? Do you expect any real impact of the inquiry on politics, society? Read few comments.

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Islamic State is under military pressure. How much does it matter?

According to reports Syrian troops reach edge of Raqqa and there is also push for Fallujjah in Iraq. So it seems that various forces starting to be militarily successful fighting ISIS But in your opinion how important are those military successes in a broader context (political, societal) of struggle against ISIS? Read few comments.

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America said Russia about its special forces in Syria. Is it safe?

The United States has told Russia broad areas in which U.S. special forces are operating in Syria and asked them not to strike there. How usual or unusual do you find this move. are Russians to be trusted not to strike, not to share this info with other players in the Syrian conflict? Read few comments.

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Syria talks: Some progress or just wishful thinking?

Maybe surprisingly, but the powers agreed on transition period that should lead to elections in Syria. Still many uncertainties, but it seem there is a progress. How do you read this, what are the biggest obstacles on the way out of Syrian conflict, maybe also when we take into account what just happened in Paris? Read few comments.

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US airstrike hit hospital in Kunduz. What repercussions may this have?

As the UN called Afghan hospital attack in Kunduz that killed 19 people possibly criminal, would you say this tragic incident may also have some repercussion for the future presence of international forces in Afghanistan? Read few comments.ň

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Eastern Ukraine: Is the latest ceasefire somehow different?

There is another round of ceasefire from September 1 on Eastern Ukraine. Is this somehow different from the previous “ceasefires”, or how do you read this agreement? Read few comments.

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