Hizbullah's Choice

(New York Times) Sarah Birke - When Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hizbullah, gave a speech in Beirut on Friday, telling his Arab audience to stay focused on resisting Israel, fewer people bought his line since Hizbullah seems to have neglected Palestine in favor of the war in Syria. On Saturday, the day after Nasrallah's speech, the Lebanese journalist Nadim Koteich, a Shiite, asked on his popular satirical TV show "DNA": "Either the fighters have lost Palestine on the map and think it is in Syria, or they were informed that the road to Jerusalem runs through Qusayr and Homs," two Syrian towns where Hizbullah has fought alongside army troops.

2013-08-07 00:00:00

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