No. 22

29 May 2000

The Political Scene

The collapse of the South Lebanon Army and the subsequent abrupt and premature withdrawal of Israeli forces from the security zone in south Lebanon has caught everyone on the hop.

SLA Collapse Precipitates Israeli Withdrawal

In the absence of any agreement with the Lebanese government (which is to say in the absence of any peace agreement with Syria), Israel presumably planned to hand over its positions in the "security zone" in south Lebanon to...