French UN Resolution Emphasizes Lebanon Peace

France is introducing a resolution in the UN Security Council to reaffirm the role of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon to take any measures in order to ensure peace will continue between the conflicting sides. Narallah, the Hizbullah leader last week warned Israel that his group would react strongly to any Israel attack in the Lebanon area. He claimed possession of weapons which could thwart any Israel attack.

Tension continues in Lebanon. Hizbullah and Israel confront one another while within Lebanon, there are conflicting groups vying for power. The historic division of power between Christian and Muslim communities may no longer work given the large increase in the Muslim portion of the population. Muslims may demand a larger share of government offices.