Middle East Intelligence Bulletin
Jointly published by the United States Committee for a Free Lebanon and the Middle East Forum
Vol. 5   No. 2

February-March 2003

Explaining the Arab Democracy Deficit (Part I)
Do underlying social, political, and economic conditions preclude a democratic breakthrough in the Arab World?
Gary C. Gambill
Dossier: Amine Gemayel
The tumultuous political career of the last president of Lebanon's First Republic is still a work in progress.
Pierre Maroun
Implications of the Syrian Redeployment Ziad K. Abdelnour
Intelligence Briefs
Dossier: Wafic Said
Virtually unknown outside of London and the Middle East, this media-shy multi-millionaire has helped broker a dramatic improvement in relations between Syria and Great Britain. Why this has some in Britain worried.
Gary C. Gambill
Intelligence Briefs
The MKO and the War on Iraq
If the US goes to war against Baghdad, Iran's largest armed dissident group, the Iraqi-backed Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization, is likely to go down fighting. But against whom?

Mahan Abedin
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Gary C. Gambill

Ziad K. Abdelnour
Daniel Pipes

Editorial Board
Thomas Patrick Carroll
Matthew A. Levitt
Daniel Nassif

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