Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Middle East and the US Scrambles for Solution After Hezbollah's Political Machinations

An Analysis: Hezbollah exit from Lebanon government carefully planned - Haaretz

Analysis: Hezbollah’s strategic skill,7340,L-4013048,00.html

2 grenades thrown at Hizbullah-allied party office

Iran says US, Israel 'sabotaged' Lebanon gov't,7340,L-4013258,00.html

Israel troops on alert after Lebanon govt falls

VOA | Israel Warns Hezbollah Against Any Spillover of Violence from Lebanese Crisis

former Mossad: 'Lebanon turmoil unlikely to descend into clash'

Hillary Clinton, United nations diplomats try to avert Lebanon war

AFP: US monitoring 'closely' Lebanon crisis: Pentagon

A Warning to Obama - Iran's Role in Collapse of Lebanese Government May Serve as Warning for Iraqis -

Lebanon's president declares Hariri caretaker PM,7340,L-4013105,00.html

Report: Paris Informs Damascus it will Hold it Accountable for Lebanon Instability - Naharnet Newsdesk

Obama administration proposes in abstentia trial for Hizballah - close friends of Lebanon PM Hariri sent their families elsewhere anticipating gov't collapse

Lebanon in crisis: Hizballah quits government, US-French buildup, Israel on standby

Militants celebrate as new law sets Turkish Hezbollah free -