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    Hizballah may react to their Hariri problem not by starting a war with Israel but by taking over Lebanon, a development that is actually just a matter of time and is well deserved. By now, the Shiites are almost a majority of the population, the largest sect in Lebanon. Yet, they are treated as the THIRD largest group, according to some 80 years old census. (No new census is allowed because of this problem.) Hariri the Son will be put in his place when the Sunnis become the third largest group, and allocated the post of Speaker of Parliament instead of Prime Minister.

    from the article: Hezbollah threatens 'new era for resistance' unless Lebanon shuns Hariri tribunal
    First published 01:39 12.12.10 | Last updated 01:39 12.12.10
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