After 20 years as a mandate of France, Lebanon was proclaimed independent on 26 Nov. 1941. For events between the insurrection of 1958 and the intervention of the Syrian-dominated Arab Deterrent Force in 1976, the civil wars and Israeli and Syrian interventions, 1976–90 see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1990–91, p. 799 and 1994–95, p. 868.
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