The Lebanese Role in the Historic Struggle Between East and West
By John G. Moses ’34
November 1, 2002
). The author, who has done considerable research and much writing on Lebanon and the Near East, and especially on the Lebanese and their contributions to this country as well as the world, wrote this work in the aftermath of September 11. In it, he sees contemporary acts of terrorism as the latest outbreaks of an East-West struggle that goes back to the Crusades, with Lebanon uneasily poised in a moderate stance between them.