Lebanese Civil War

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•Introduction •Analysis Of The Topic Using Case Study •Summary Contents Definition • War - War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states and/or nonstate actors. It is characterised by extreme violence, social disruption, human suffering, and economic destruction. •Terrorism -Terrorism is the systematic use of terror, often violent, especially as a means of coercion. Case Study Lebanon Introduction • Lebanon is a country in the East Mediterranean. • It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south. Map Showing Location Of Lebanon Detailed View Of Lebanon Religion • Lebanon is the most religiously diverse country in the Middle East. • The CIA World Factbook estimates that the population is 59.7% Muslim and 39% Christian, with other religions and non-believers accounting for the remaining 1.3%. Distribution of main religious groups of Lebanon. A more Detailed View Languages • Arabic • French Other Facts Lebanon's unwritten National Pact of 1943 required that its • president be Maronite Christian, • its speaker of the parliament to be a Shiite Muslim, • its prime minister be Sunni Muslim, and • the Deputy Speaker of Parliament and the Deputy Prime Minister be Greek Orthodox. The Current Rulers Note : The current P.M. of Lebanon is ‘Tammam Salam’; elected as P.M. on 07-04-2013 (about 5 days ago) after the incumbent P.M. resigned. The Lebanese Civil War • The Lebanese Civil War was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120,000 fatalities. • Today approximately 76,000 people remain displaced within Lebanon. • There was also a mass exodus of almost one million people from Lebanon. Facts About The Lebanese Civil War • Date : 13 April 1975 – 13 October 1990 • Location : Lebanon • Result :
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