Hizbullah's Victory in Lebanon and its Regional Implications

[MEMRI] Y. Carmon and B. Chernitsky - The Hizbullah and Amal victory, which Iran is presenting as its own victory over the U.S. in the region, will step up pressure for regime change in Lebanon. Such a change, when it comes, will have a critical impact on the security of the Arab regimes allied with the U.S. and on the security of Israel, which will then face Iranian forces on its northern border as well as the possibility of a unified front stretching from Iran through Iraq to Syria and Lebanon, all the way to the Mediterranean. At the same time, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have continued their media attacks on Hizbullah, Syria, and Iran.

2008-05-14 01:00:00

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