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@NoeNicholas in Washington Post: Nasrallah says real security dependent on Sunni cooperation

Quoted in Liz Sly’s piece here today:

“…The plea also, however, appeared to be an acknowledgment that Hezbollah and its Iranian and Shiite allies can’t win the fight against the Islamic State unaided, said Nicholas Noe, a Beirut-based political analyst.

“He was acknowledging Hezbollah’s fundamental weakness right now, which is that ‘we can’t resolve this on our own,’ ” he said. “He was very much making it clear that if they stand alone, the region is never going to settle down….”

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

February 17, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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