Hizbullah Awaits the Next Round in Lebanon

[Newsweek] Kevin Peraino - Even as Hizbullah leaders cut a deal to remove their troops from Beirut's streets last week, its commanders were expanding their network of intelligence collection. Starting a year ago, Hizbullah operatives began meticulously surveilling Sunni security guards with close ties to Saad Hariri's Future Movement. By the time fighting erupted in Beirut two weeks ago, the operatives had compiled a comprehensive list of names and phone numbers that were used to intimidate Sunnis during the fighting.

2008-05-26 01:00:00

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