NO. 28


The Middle East Situation

Some of the heaviest fighting in Beirut since the civil war broke out fifteenyears ago, occasioned by Gen. Michel Aoun's crusade against the Syrian presencein Lebanon, has whipped up pro-Christian sentiment in France and stampeded theFrench Government into a bungled initiative to rescue the Lebanese Christiansfrom the predicament in which they have managed to land themselves. However,once it became clear that there was little international...