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Increase in sectarianism will lead to more bloodshed in Lebanon
The suicide attack on the Iranian cultural centre in Bir Hassan shows that radical actors on both sides are reaping the benefits of this development
Does Hizbollah’s partial exit from Syria mean anything?
The Lebanese group remain loyal to Bashar Al Assad, regardless of rumours of their departure from the battlefield.
Is brutality just good propaganda for Hizbollah?
For Shia Islamist fighters, the Syrian civil war is not simply a war of survival or about ideology: they believe their orders come from a higher authority.
Hizbollah used Beirut bombing to justify intervention in Syria
Bombing in Beirut is being used to justify Shia intervention in Syria
Even if Assad loses, Iran gains from its support of Shia militias
Iran is using the conflict in Syria to further its own designs, in obvious ways and in some that are not so evident.