Middle East Economic Survey


No 25


Political Comment (20 June 2005)

An upset in the third round of the Lebanese elections appears to have compromised the integrity of the anti-Syrian opposition. Syria and the US are again exchanging verbal brickbats. In Iraq, a compromise has been reached on Sunni participation on the committee drafting a new constitution.

Aoun The Winner In Third Round

Whereas the results of the first and second rounds of Lebanons four-part parliamentary...