Sunday, July 29, 2007

Yesterday, I posted a comment on Clovis Maqsud. In a phone call, Maqsud denied ever having been a member of the Phalanges Party. I was asked for my source. Here it is: It is listed in his bio on page 127 in Kemal Karpat, ed., Political and Social Thought in the Contemporary Middle East, (NY: Praeger, 1982). It says: that Clovis "was a member of the Lebanese Phalanx and subsequently joined the Arab Nationalist Bloc..."