Can Hizbullah Survive the Fall of Assad?

(New York Times) Hanin Ghaddar - The Shiite militant group Hizbullah, long Syria's powerful proxy in Lebanon, has become a wounded beast. And it is walking a very thin line between protecting its assets and aiding a crumbling regime next door. Syria is losing sway in Lebanon, and Hizbullah no longer exercises the same level of control over state institutions as it once did. Today, Hizbullah is regarded by the Arab street as an ally of a dictator who is killing his people.

2012-08-29 00:00:00

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