Issue 75 - 06 Jul 1982
In the midst of the savage Israeli invasion of Lebanon, now the longest lasting Arab Israeli war since 1948, none of the Arab countries, except Syria, deemed themselves to take part in the fighting. It is a miserable but unavoidable fact that if the other Arab states had taken part, their intervention would probably not have had much effect on the Israeli was machine. Instead, the Arab countries have been limited to what they might achieve by their political and diplomatic efforts.

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