Helena Cobban sees signs of hope in Lebanon. See her blog, 'Just World News': Political interactions vs. bombs in Lebanon.
You should read the whole article to get the picture, but I must highlight the 5K unity run announced by the Beirut Marathon Society to commemorate the start of Lebanon's civil war 30 years ago.
The Dove has been silent about Lebanon for some time because she just doesn't know what to say or think. Time will tell. The Lebanon roundup links at right will help you read the analysis of others more qualified than I. May unity and democracy prevail.