Lebanon’s non-Arab / Arab identity, and the lack of a common history

08Apr10

Al Jazeera English, one of the most respected 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel, released a documentary on Lebanon’s absence of a common recent-history book, and the social clash of identity among Lebanese.

Why do some label Lebanese, as Arabs? What is the meaning of being Arab? What Arabs share in common? What do they agree on?

Al Jazeera touched on the subject, sensitive to Lebanese, and the circle certainly has an opinion on it.

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