Lebanon: Like Old Times

Gemayel picks a pro-Syrian

In naming Rashid Karami his country's new Prime Minister last week, Lebanese President Amin Gemayel truly opted for a man with experience: since 1955 Karami, 62, had held the job nine times. Yet, as accustomed as he is to being Lebanon's man for all crises, Karami's tenth try is likely to be the toughest of all. He must form a Cabinet that reflects both the hopes for peace and the desires for power of his country's warring religious factions. "Let us bury our hatreds and sectarian prejudices," Karami implored his countrymen after a two-hour meeting with Gemayel....

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