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Export Lifeline Gives Lebanon Farmers a Chance

In Lebanon’s agricultural heartland, mechanic Imad Suleiman surveyed the rows of slowly rusting trucks and lamented the disaster that has struck his business. Suleiman works as a mechanic at a truck stop in the Bekaa region that once served as a crucial stop-off point for vehicles that transported Lebanese farmers’ produce around the Arab world.  With Lebanon’s only land crossing to the region closed due to advances by anti-regime fighters in the Syrian war, however, the trucks have...

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