President Michel Sleiman, center, receives Speaker Nabih Berri, left, and Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam at Baabda Palace, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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The newly formed Cabinet, whose creation last weekend was a welcome development for the country, must be careful not to treat its term as temporary, even if that's what it ends up being.Already, ministers are engaged in the predictable back and forth over the language of the position on the "resistance" in the Cabinet statement.However, it is imperative that all members of the government see their work not as contributing to a short-lived endeavor, but part of something with longevity. There is no point in creating a government just for the sake of it: it is not an end in and of itself.
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