Michael Young
Michael Young

Michael Young is opinion editor of The Daily Star. He tweets @BeirutCalling.

The Domestic Mood in Lebanon Does Not Favour a New Hezbollah War

As tensions rise in Syria between Israel and Iran, it is taken for granted that if fighting breaks out there between the two sides, it will spread to neighbouring Lebanon. The argument is that Tehran will mobilise its Shia proxies, above all Hezbollah, which would then begin bombarding Israel on a front stretching from the Golan Heights to southern Lebanon.

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