Brief: Hezbollah Goes to Moscow

The U.S. will not allow Lebanon to draw too close to Russia.

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Background: Lebanon regularly faces political and economic crises. Its position along the Eastern Mediterranean and the fact that Iran-backed Hezbollah has substantial political and security influence there makes it a strategic country in the Arab-Israeli conflict and the wider Middle East. The latest political crisis has now fomented into the country’s worst economic and financial […]

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