Beirut, Lebanon – WABE's Bruce Kennedy was recently invited to attend a media conference in Beirut, Lebanon. While there he talked with university students and teachers about their perceptions of America, and U.S. media coverage of the Middle East and the Arab World. He also had a chance to walk around the city.
Lebanon's long civil war ended with a ceasefire, more than a decade ago.
And while the country has recovered dramatically, signs of that war are still very evident in Beirut.