Burnt trees are seen in Betshai, Monday, May 5, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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A television or movie scriptwriter might have hesitated before writing such a tale because it would stretch the imagination, but there it was Monday: A fire raging just above the Baabda Presidential Palace, as top leaders gathered for a session of National Dialogue.While the blaze ultimately failed to disrupt the session, it came close to the residence of the head of state and highlighted how Lebanon's problems will only be solved by serious planning and proactive policies, not empty rhetoric.
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