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Conference of Arab Leaders Yields Little of Significance

Arab leaders facing intense international pressure on issues ranging from war to democracy movements ended a two-day summit conference here on Wednesday with little to show for it. Only 13 of 22 leaders came, and the resolutions passed were of comparatively little significance, leaving critics plenty to complain about. “As the gravity of the crises continues to rise, so does the irrelevance of the Arab League response – or the lack of it,” Rami Khouri, editor at large of The Daily Star, a Lebanese newspaper, said from Beirut in a phone interview. “All it represents now is the irrelevance of the incumbent Arab regimes.” Full Story

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