Lebanon’s chaos, Hezbollah and Israel

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Last week, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah declared that his group has 100,000 trained fighters. It’s difficult to verify Nasrallah’s claim (Hezbollah does not allow independent third parties to find out information about its activities), but if it’s true, Hezbollah would outnumber the Lebanese military by 15,000 troops.

Hezbollah receives hundreds of millions of dollars in support from Iran each year and openly calls for the destruction of Israel. Though Nasrallah’s announcement seemed to be directed at a domestic aud...

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