Hizbullah Had Been Nearly Untouchable in Lebanon. But the People Are Fighting Back.

(Washington Post) David Ignatius - The anti-corruption protests that have swept Lebanon over the past two weeks are in open defiance of Hizbullah, the Iranian-backed militia that dominates Lebanese politics. President Michel Aoun said Thursday that he wants a new government of technocrats, as the protesters had demanded. "Hizbullah has been deeply wounded by what happened," said Robert Fadel, a former member of Lebanon's parliament. Hizbullah had been nearly untouchable in Lebanon until this wave of demonstrations.

2019-11-04 00:00:00

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