U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) and Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati attend the opening session of a conference on democracy in the Arab world in Beirut on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Photo by: Bilal Hussein

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) and Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati attend the opening session of a conference on democracy in the Arab world in Beirut on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)