Analysis || Syria conflict pushing Lebanon to the brink of a civil war
Hezbollah’s success in Syria has extracted a price in Lebanon. Criticism of the organization increased, as have efforts by Sunni extremist groups to settle accounts with the Shi'ites.
Here is a partial list of events in Lebanon over the past two months: A car bomb outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed 23 people; a senior Hezbollah official and a former cabinet minister from the rival, Sunni Muslim and Christian camp were assassinated in two separate incidents; a Sunni soldier in the Lebanese army shot dead an Israeli soldier near Rosh Hanikra; a Sunni extremist...
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