Maronite Christians from both sides of the political divide in Lebanon are running for presidency.
The recent conflict that opposed the army to the terrorist group Fateh El Islam in the Nahr el Bared camp boosted his popularity. But Michel Suleiman’s chances are quite slim, since the constitution bars the military from being elected to the presidency. Suleiman’s election would therefore require an amendment of the Constitution.
Date created : 2007-10-16