The Lebanese Civil War: Phase II (1978-1981)
Relations between Syria and the Lebanese Front break down and Israel invades southern Lebanon for the first time in the war.
Continuing our series, we move into the second phase of the Lebanese Civil War. The relationship between the Syrian-led Arab peacekeeping force and Bashir Gemayel’s Lebanese Front quickly breaks down, reshaping the map of the conflict. In southern Lebanon, a PLO terrorist attack draws Israel directly into the conflict for the first time in what’s known …
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