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 http://bit.ly/gNORkK

Analysis: Hezbollah’s strategic skill http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4013048,00.html

2 grenades thrown at Hizbullah-allied party office http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id=203561

Iran says US, Israel 'sabotaged' Lebanon gov't http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4013258,00.html

Israel troops on alert after Lebanon govt falls http://wapo.st/dX0TSK

VOA | Israel Warns Hezbollah Against Any Spillover of Violence from Lebanese Crisis http://bit.ly/e5CszR

former Mossad: 'Lebanon turmoil unlikely to descend into clash' http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=203358

Hillary Clinton, United nations diplomats try to avert Lebanon war http://bit.ly/h7urX5

AFP: US monitoring 'closely' Lebanon crisis: Pentagon http://bit.ly/fhb6nE

A Warning to Obama - Iran's Role in Collapse of Lebanese Government May Serve as Warning for Iraqis - FoxNews.com http://fxn.ws/eOjmFJ

Lebanon's president declares Hariri caretaker PM http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4013105,00.html

Report: Paris Informs Damascus it will Hold it Accountable for Lebanon Instability - Naharnet Newsdesk http://bit.ly/ibFH4D

Obama administration proposes in abstentia trial for Hizballah - close friends of Lebanon PM Hariri sent their families elsewhere anticipating gov't collapse http://www.debka.com/article/20540/

Lebanon in crisis: Hizballah quits government, US-French buildup, Israel on standby http://www.debka.com/article/20538/

Militants celebrate as new law sets Turkish Hezbollah free - thestar.com http://bit.ly/hWVA1b