FRANCE: Great Lebanon

Lebanese voiced prideful satisfaction last week at an announcement that the Lebanese National Assembly had elected last week

Charles Debbas, a potent Arab politician, as the first President of the Republic of Great Lebanon.

Though the territory of Great Lebanon was proclaimed a state in 1920, it lies within the French League Mandate over Syria and has only recently been granted a modicum of autonomy.

Precocious U. S. tots, keen students of geography, might have nonplussed their parents last week by "bounding" Great Lebanon as follows: "North, the Nahr-el-Kebir;...

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