A man with clean hands

Blanford, Nicholas
December 1998
Middle East;Dec98, Issue 285, p8
Focuses on the tasks of General Emile Lahoud, the elected president of Lebanon. Reforms to fight corruption; Modernization of civil administration; Career as an army commander; Lahoud's influence over the composition of the cabinet.


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