Ms. Moawad's husband Rene was assassinated in 1989 shortly after he was elected president. His killing was never resolved, and attracted relatively limited attention by the major powers. Many assume that Syria was the author of death. His widow is the Social Minister in the Lebanese government.
While her views are not prevailing, as evidenced by the negotiations underway in Qatar, her perspective is representative of sentiments that may be found in pro-government circles in Lebanon.
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