National Press Club

Lebanon and the Middle East

November 22, 2005

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Run time: 56 minutes

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. An interpreter translated portions of former Lebanese Prime Minister Aoun's remarks from Arabic to English. Mr. Dunham moderated the program.