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corresponding roles of Beirut and Paris

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Nov 20, 2015 at 08:03

Ronnie, glad you mention the Beirut attack a day earlier.

Back in the day, Beirut was called the Paris of the Middle-East. Today Paris may well called the Beirut of the West. It seems to me Belgium is the Gaza-Strip of Europe.

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