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May 25, 2012 8:20 am

Iran’s Pivot Towards Lebanon Signals Concern for Assad in Syria

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Photo: Wiki Commons.

NY Times – The Islamic republic of Iran recently offered to build a dam in this scenic alpine village, high in the Christian heartland of Lebanon.

Farther south, in the dense suburbs of Beirut, Iranian largess helped to rebuild neighborhoods flattened six years ago by Israeli bombs — an achievement that was commemorated this month with a rollicking celebration.

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