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Syrian Pullout Promises Change in Bekaa Valley

Syrian forces are withdrawing from Lebanon after nearly 30 years. The troops are gathered in the eastern Bekaa Valley, which has housed a host of radical groups over the decades. A look at the changes wrought by the impending withdrawal.

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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.