Lebanese Protest Iranian-Backed Coup

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Iranian back Hezbollah is now taking control in Lebanon. More on the situation in the LA Times.

[Russia Today: A Hezbollah backed candidate has amassed the necessary support to become Lebanon’s next Prime Minister. The news was met with fierce opposition in the mainly Sunni north, where demonstrators burned tires and attacked vehicles belonging to media outlets. The protesters accuse Hezbollah, which many of them view as an Iranian proxy, of staging a coup. The U.S. has voiced its displeasure with the events, and threatened to withdraw its support for the country.]

At Legal Insurrection: Iran Completes Takeover of Lebanon

In an event which should surprise no one, Hezbollah, the Iranian proxy in Lebanon, has taken control of the government in anticipation of indictments of senior Hezbollah officials in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri…

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