Arab League


Anna Levina
Russian Federation

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Overview of the issue

Lebanon historically has not been successful at forming a self-sufficient military that would be able to deal with the tasks at hand and its current military force is one of the smallest in the Middle East. Lebanon has therefore relied on external help in many instances requiring military action, such as the 1958 Lebanon Crisis and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982

Past actions

Lebanon wholeheartedly supports the framework of cooperation as outlined in the Treaty of Joint Defense and Economic Cooperation Between the States of the Arab League, although, one might consider revising it seeing that almost 70 years have passed since its adoption. However, our main reason f...