LEBANON: New Era--or No Man's Land

New Era—or No Man's Land

Beleaguered Beirut last week received a gift that a city wracked by 19 months of devastating civil war could truly appreciate. Lebanon's capital, the government promised, would soon have a steady supply of electricity in place of the on-again, off-again rations in effect since the generating plants got caught in the crossfire between the country's Christians and Moslems. Regular power would mean not only the return of such necessities as lights and refrigeration but also the reappearance of more flickers of the growing after-dark life that was...

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