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Ethnic Conflict in Lebanon
Transcript of Ethnic Conflict in Lebanon
Orthodox April 13 1975
Start of War 1976
PLO joins with Muslims against the President who calles in Syrian Troops and ADF stops the fight !1978
PLO attacks a bus in northern Israel and Israeli forces start searchg for bases. The UN calls for replacemnt of Isreali forces 1981
PLO uses south Lebanon for artillery attacks on Isreali forces.
Us calls for cease fire between Syria, PLO, Isreal. 1982
Isreali forces invade Lebanon. And capture East Beirut with the help of Christian troops.
Multination forces arrive in Beirut,US mediates wqithdrawel of Syrian and PLO fighters. Bashir Genayel is elceted president then assisnated 3 weeks later. Christians respond by killing thousand of palistine nationals while isreali troop looksed on. 1983-1988
Lebanon Isreal and US sign agreement for ISreali withdrawel.
US and French HQ attacked... 300 dead
President of Beirut assisnated
US embassy attacked 9 people killed
HEavy fighting among faction
Prime minister assinsated 1989-1990
Man exiled to France for fighting 1991
Militias dissolved ...expect Hezbollah Questions 1) What Lies at the root of the Conflict? 2) How many people have been affected? In what ways? Alex 1) What form does this conflict take? 2) In what ways has the conflict been manifested? Connor 1) What is the spatial extent of the conflict? 2) How long has there been a tension or conflict? David The End Click next for sources. Sources Fadel, Leila. "In Lebanon, Hezbollah Gets Support of Druze Leader." Washington Post - Politics, National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - Washingtonpost.com. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/21/AR2011012107096.html>. Fadel, Leila. "Hezbollah Leader Defends Decision to Bring down Lebanon's Government." Washington Post - Politics, National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - Washingtonpost.com. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/16/AR2011011604006.html>. "Israel-Lebanon War, Environmental Implications." Page Has Moved. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <http://www1.american.edu/ted/ice/lebanon-war.htm>. Rubenstein, James M. The Cultural Landscape: an Introduction to Human Geography. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2011. Print. "1920's Architecture Royalty Free Stock Photo, Pictures, Images And Stock Photography. Image 390904." Royalty Free Stock Photos and Stock Image Subscription from 123RF Stock Photography. Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.123rf.com/photo_390904.html>.