Hezbollah takes charge

Josh Block writes that fantasies of a liberal Arab Spring are distracting from a place where Iran, with the support of its Syrian ally, has successfully exported the Islamic Revolution. While we twiddle our thumbs and hope the Muslim Brotherhood doesn’t take over Egypt, Tehran is busy consolidating power in Beirut and taking over Lebanon. Josh cites his own Foreign Policy Magazine article of last fall for background on today’s report that Hezbollah dominates Lebanon’s new cabinet. Is anyone beside Ileana Ros-Lehtinen paying attention?

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