Iran doesn't control Hizbollah - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Druid
    • 19.05.07 | 16:37 (IDT)

    Hizbollah is certainly influenced and armed by Iran but it doesn't take orders. Hizbollah can't afford to be seen in Lebanon as having provoked a second destructive war, no matter what Iran may want. For Israel, the political costs of starting a war and then getting the same result as last time is a risk few wish to take. No matter who you think won the war, Hizb fought well enough to give Israel serious pause.

    from the article: A war this summer?
    First published 00:00 18.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.05.07
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