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Leader of Lebanon’s Future Movement Party Mohamad Chatah was killed in a Beirut bomb explosion on Dec. 27, 2013.
Leader of Lebanon’s Future Movement Party Mohamad Chatah was killed in a Beirut bomb explosion on Dec. 27, 2013.
(MOHAMED AZAKIR/REUTERS)

Meet the latest ex-politician to fall victim to violence in Lebanon

The Middle East can be a terrible, terrifying place sometimes – such as when an innocent man is “renditioned” to be tortured in a Syrian or Egyptian prison, or when a family is killed by masked gunmen for no other reason than they were of a different religion, or when a good person is assassinated by forces wanting to send a message to anyone who opposes them.