ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Cold War in the Arab East

Cold War in the Arab East

THE recent Syrian invasion of Lebanon and its attacks on the Palestinians do indeed seem puzzling and incomprehensible. Syria, which had sponsored a Palestinian organisation (al- Saiqa), is now dead set against the Palestinian resistance; Syria, which once supplied arms to the leftists m Lebanon is now collaborating with the rightists. To understand these actions of the pre- sent leadership in Syria, one has to scrutinise the past record of President Assad.

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