Civil War and Intervention: Lessons Remembered from the Lebanese Civil War and the U.S. Response

@inproceedings{Crawford2012CivilWA,
  title={Civil War and Intervention: Lessons Remembered from the Lebanese Civil War and the U.S. Response},
  author={M. A. Crawford},
  year={2012}
}
  • M. A. Crawford
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • Abstract : The 1975 Lebanese Civil War was one of the most disastrous and costly civil wars in modern history. The human toll of the First Phase of the war was immense, with estimates of 40,000 dead, 60,000 wounded and 600,000 Lebanese civilians displaced from their homes. When the Lebanese conflagration began, the United States was beset by a number of political and economic challenges. President Gerald R. Ford was an unelected leader with very little political influence and the U.S. military… CONTINUE READING