NO. 19


The Political Scene

The stiff resistance put up by the outmanned and outgunned Lebanese Forces(LF) militia against troops loyal to Gen. Michel Aoun turned what the latterhoped would be a blitzkrieg against his only rivals for power in the Christianenclave into a slogging match which ended in a ceasefire agreement that fellwell short of the General's expectations. The differences between the twosides have thus been aggravated rather than resolved, and both sides...