Lebanon Could See First Civil Support Team Under New DOD-State Program

By Thomas Duffy / August 17, 2006 at 5:00 AM
In a few weeks, the State Department could send a team of diplomats and aid officials to Lebanon to help with reconstruction and civil support following that country's recent war with Israel as part of a new joint program with the Defense Department, a senior State Department official said today. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns said Lebanon was considered for the program only in the last few weeks because of the fighting between Israeli defense forces...

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