Hizbullah Facing Unprecedented Crisis

(National Interest) Bilal Y. Saab - The intense pressures of the violent confrontations in Syria, the Arab uprising, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) have combined to take a toll on Hizbullah. Hizbullah can hardly claim that it stands for restoring the Arab man's rights and dignity when it has chosen to side with a Syrian regime that is killing its own people. Hizbullah's stance on events in Syria has shattered its image in the Arab street, and Hizbullah flags are being burned in Syria and elsewhere. The writer is Visiting Fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

2011-10-25 00:00:00

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