NPR: Hezbollah's Role In Lebanon's New Government
Written by Ivan Watson, NPR.org   
Monday, 21 July 2008

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Morning Edition, July 21, 2008 · For a year and a half, Lebanon was locked in a stalemate. Its government was paralyzed by a power struggle between a Western-backed faction and a bloc led by Shiite militants, Hezbollah. The stalemate broke in May, when Hezbollah defeated its rivals in several days of fighting. Now a new Lebanese government has formed, and Hezbollah appears more powerful then ever.

 

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