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Hariri: Lebanon “Cannot Do Anything about” Hezbollah

Tony Badran
29th November 2017 - Quoted by The Tower

After returning to Lebanon following his resignation earlier this month, later rescinded, in Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said that Hezbollah was a regional problem and that his nation “cannot do anything about it.”

Hariri made the comments in an interview with Al-Rajol, a Saudi magazine, the Daily Star reported Sunday.

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Tony Badran, an expert on Lebanon and research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, offered a similar assessment to that of Hariri, telling the Jewish News Service on Tuesday, “The Hariri episode changes absolutely nothing in terms of the balance of power and Hezbollah’s absolute dominance of the Lebanese state.”

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hezbollah, iranian-proxies, lebanon