No. 39

25 September 2000

The Political Scene

What looks like a Syrian-supported attempt to draw Lebanons Maronite Christians back into the countrys political mainstream has fallen foul of a statement by the Maronite hierarchy calling for a Syrian military withdrawal.

Maronite Bishops Call On Syria To Withdraw

In recent weeks Lebanese Druze leader Walid Junblat has been at the center of a number of developments which suggest that Lebanon may be about to embark on the next stage of...