You might wonder whether a visit from Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who arrives in Beirut today, is really what Lebanon needs right now.

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You might wonder whether a visit from Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who arrives in Beirut today, is really what Lebanon needs right now. The country’s two main political blocs are currently caught in a bitter struggle over the impending indictments of the UN’s Special Tribunal for Lebanon charged with investigating the murder of the assassinated Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

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