Middle East Economic Survey


No 37


The Political Scene (13 September 2004)

The Syrians have got their way in Lebanon yet again, and the Americans are not happy. Both President Bush and Secretary of State Colin Powell have designated the conflict in Darfur as genocide.

Lahoud Wins Three Year Extension

The UN Security Council may have passed a resolution on 2 September declaring that Lebanons presidential election should be free and fairaccording to Lebanese constitutional...