Comment and Opinion

Daily Telegraph – 26/01/2011

“The appointment of the billionaire Najib Mikati as Lebanon’s new prime minister means that Hizbollah, the Iranian-backed militia, has finally achieved its goal of seizing control of one of the region’s few democratic and secular countries. It also represents a serious setback for the Western powers that have sought to maintain stability in a country where the scars of a long and brutal civil war have only recently started to heal.”

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