Hezbollah and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

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The skirmishes are still going on, but there has been no escalation by either Hezbollah, and Israel has begun to withdraw its troops from southern Lebanon.  Meantime, the Presidents of Iran and Syria are boasting that what they call Hezbollah's victory has altered the balance of power in the Middle East.  Robin Wright of the Washington Post agrees that things have changed.



  • Robin Wright - contributing writer at The New Yorker magazine, and a joint fellow at U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson Center - @wrightr


Warren Olney


Frances Anderton