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    • allang
    • 15.01.11 | 03:44 (IST)

    It appears the cagy-old Druze Walid Jumblatt is the decision maker in Lebanon. Nasrallah needed his approval before dissolving the cabinet. Ahmadinejad in Tehran, spoke with Walid on the phone. And tomorrow Walid flies to Damascus to determine which pro-Syrian Lebanese official would be acceptable as the new Prime Minister of Lebanon. Nasrallah and Michel Aoun recognize that without Walid on board, all the newly acquired rockets in the Bekka valley wouldn’t be secure. So let’s once again raise a glass of the bubbly. For all those shrewd Lebanese politicians... who know how to stab each other in the back.

    from the article: Hariri: No alternative to dialogue to solve Lebanon crisis
    First published 21:22 14.01.11 | Last updated 21:22 14.01.11
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