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Syria Assures Completion of Pullout from Lebanon

Under strong international pressure, including from President Bush, Syria says it will complete its pullout from Lebanon by the end of this month. Privately, many Syrians say it's a disaster for the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.