Syrian Civil War Eroding Hizbullah's Forces

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - Any battlefield experience Hizbullah is gaining in Syria is being outweighed by the high price of its involvement, says Yoram Schweitzer, director of the Terrorism and Low Intensity Warfare Project at the Institute for National Security Studies at Tel Aviv University. "The organization is suffering a loss of personnel. And of course, politically, this is increasingly chipping away at Hizbullah's image as the resistance party that fights the common enemy [Israel]....Hizbullah is entangled. It is seen as a foreign army and a sectarian religious entity operating against the will of the majority in Syria."

2013-06-24 00:00:00

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