Middle East Economic Survey


No 18


Political Comment (4 May 2009)

The UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon has ordered the release of the four generals detained nearly four years ago in connection with the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Israel that a failure to make progress in the peace process plays into the hands of the Iranians. Syria and Israel are sparring over resuming their peace...