Lebanon and the Middle East

General Aoun spoke about his experiences in Lebanese politics as a former military officer. He talked about his tenure as prime… read more

General Aoun spoke about his experiences in Lebanese politics as a former military officer. He talked about his tenure as prime minister and his exile. He also discussed current tensions in the Middle East, Syria’s influence in the region, and threats to international security resulting from regional tension and terrorism. Following his remarks, General Aoun responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

An interpreter translated portions of former Lebanese Prime Minister Aoun’s remarks from Arabic to English. Mr. Dunham moderated the program. close

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Program ID:
190051-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 1, 2005

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  • Nov 22, 2005 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2005 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2005 | 8:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 01, 2005 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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