- Words: 5892
- Length: 21 Pages
- Topic: Military
- Paper #: 64887037
The House rejected an effort to require the withdrawal of the Marines by early 1984, on November 2nd, 1983.
And, Senate "Democrats were unable to force a vote on a proposal, introduced on Oct. 26 as SRes253, to replace the Marines with a United Nations, or some other "neutral," force."
The primary short-term threat was that Marines had become targets in Lebanon. They were no longer the neutral forces that had