Iran, maybe. But Hezbollah does not have the clout and political reach to determine or even influence what is happening in the region. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rammer
    • 11.01.12 | 19:53 (IST)

    Hezbollah is a local party interested only in keeping Israeli our of south Lebanon and insuring that the Shia are strongly represented in Lebanese politics, and this is the only thing Hezbollah is capable of doing or cares about. All the talk about Hezbollah being a major player in the region is intended to be banked up for possible rationale in the future if Israel decides to take another shot at Lebanon. As for the Middle East changing and becoming unrecognizable, Kochavi cannot even imagine how prescient he is.

    from the article: IDF official: Iran, Hezbollah stepping up efforts to save Assad regime in Syria
    First published 19:06 11.01.12 | Last updated 19:06 11.01.12
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