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Beirut 1958

Bruce Riedel, director of the Intelligence Project at the Brookings Institution, recalls President Eisenhower’s decision to deploy U.S. Marines to Beirut in 1958, America’s first combat entry into the Middle East.

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Beirut 1958

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 08, 2019 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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