Lebanon and the Middle East
An interpreter translated portions of former Lebanese Prime Minister Aoun’s remarks from Arabic to English. Mr. Dunham moderated the program.
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.… 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.
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Michael Aoun Prime Minister (Former) Lebanon
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