Sunday, January 13, 2013

The Maronite Patriarch on the payroll of Israel

"In June 1947, Ben-Gurion arrived at an agreement with the Maronite religious leadership in Lebanon that cost a few thousand pounds and kept Lebanon's army out of the War of Independence and the military Arab coalition."  From "Sharon's Inheritance", Delivered at the ISA Annual Conference, Banff, May 2006, by Yoav Gelber.