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Presidential Impasse may Spark Violence

A divided parliament in Lebanon remains unable to agree on a new president to succeed Emile Lahoud. Lebanese fear that if the impasse continues after the president's term expires next month, there could be clashes among the country's various political and religious groups.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.
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