Today in History
March 16, 1985
While living in Beirut as the Associated Press's chief Mideast correspondent, Terry Anderson is kidnapped by members of Hezbollah, a militant Shiite Islamic group. He is held captive for the next six years and nine months, until December 4, 1991. He recounted his ordeal as a hostage in his bestselling book, Den of Lions.
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Following a humbling retreat from Lebanon and increasingly at odds with the U.S., the proud Arab nation finds itself at a critical juncture
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