Apr 4, 2022 • 1HR 15M

The Lebanese Civil War: Phase III (Part 1)

The Israeli military invades again and this time besieges Beirut, and hijinks ensue.

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Derek Davison
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The third phase of the Lebanese Civil War kicks off with another Israeli invasion, this time not limited to southern Lebanon. The IDF rolls all the way to Beirut and besieges the city before agreeing under international pressure to back down. Instead of destroying the PLO and putting a friendly government in power in Lebanon the Israelis have to settle …

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