Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 29

17-Jul-2006

Political Comment (17 July 2006)

Israel has added Lebanon to Gaza as a target for its attacks after Hizbollah captured two Israeli soldiers from a border post. Sectarian violence is escalating in Iraq. The P5+1 have agreed that it is time to refer the dossier on Irans nuclear activities back to the Security Council.

Israel Attacks Lebanon

As Israels reoccupation of parts of Gaza and its strikes against Hamas targets there entered its second...