Hizbullah Warns U.S. Not to Set Up Base

[AP/Washington Post] Hussein Dakroub - Hizbullah's deputy leader Sheik Naim Kassem warned the U.S. on Sunday against setting up a military base in Lebanon, saying the group would consider such a move "a hostile act." The warning came days after a senior Pentagon official said the U.S. military would like to see a "strategic partnership" with Lebanon's army to strengthen the country's forces so that Hizbullah would have no excuse to bear arms.

2007-10-22 01:00:00

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