Middle East Intelligence Bulletin
Jointly published by the United States Committee for a Free Lebanon and the Middle East Forum
Vol. 4   No. 10

October 2002



LEBANON
Lebanese Christians: A Unified Opposition Front?
In recent months, once-disunited Christian opposition currents in Lebanon have shown signs of unprecedented political coordination.

Gary C. Gambill
Objectives of the MTV Closure and Ensuing Crackdown
The Closure of Murr Television was intended not just to shift the balance of power between government and opposition, but also within the regime.
Gary C. Gambill
The Syria Accountability Act and Lebanon
The impact of the SAA is felt in Lebanon, the crackdown on dissent in Lebanon is felt in congress.
Intelligence Briefs
Ziad K. Abdelnour
SYRIA
Sponsoring Terrorism: Syria and Hamas
The second of a series of in-depth studies about Syrian ties to extremist groups listed by the US State Department as terrorist organizations.
Intelligence Briefs
Gary C. Gambill
IRAQ
Interview : Nechervan Idris Barzani
The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Irbil speaks to MEIB about American policy toward Iraq, Kurdish relations with Baghdad, and the future of the country after Saddam Hussein.
Michael Rubin
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Editor
Gary C. Gambill

Publishers
Ziad K. Abdelnour
Daniel Pipes

Editorial Board
Thomas Patrick Carroll
Daniel Nassif
Michael Rubin*

* resigned upon entry into government service

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