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August 16, 2006
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The outcome of Israel’s war on Hezbollah sounded the death-knell for U.S. visions of reforming the Middle East, Syria’s president said. “The Middle East they aspire to has become an illusion,” Bashar Assad said Tuesday in a speech that described Hezbollah as the main victor of the monthlong war in Lebanon.

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