Only 2 of the 11 cabinet ministers were Hezbollah - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bernie
    • 13.01.11 | 15:26 (IST)

    What people seem to forget in all this, is that most of the cabinet ministers that resigned, were Christians, who in the past have mostly allied with Israel. The cabinet has resigned, to try and prevent an escalation in tensions, not to attack Israel. Lebanon is a sectarian state. The Sunni prime minister does not have the right to speak for the Shia, inviting a foriegn body, to judge the Shia ... It is as simple as that.

    from the article: Hezbollah exit from Lebanon government carefully planned
    First published 00:46 13.01.11 | Last updated 00:46 13.01.11
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