Hizbullah Basks in Its Authority

[Financial Times-UK] Lionel Barber and Roula Khalaf - Labor Minister Mohammed Fneish, the most senior Hizbullah figure in the Lebanese government, is unapologetic about the challenge that the group - whose militant wing is stronger than the national army - poses to the state. "Is it sacred that the army is the only force that can carry weapons? If society approves that you can have the official army and then you can have another popular force that works alongside it, then what is the problem?" he asks. No one is expecting Hizbullah's disarmament any time soon.

2008-10-29 01:00:00

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