Kristina Kausch, senior resident fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
Michael Young is opinion editor of The Daily Star. He tweets @BeirutCalling.
Time and again, the Lebanese state has been blamed for “not doing enough” to contain Hizbollah. As for critics who realise that there is little to be done against a well-armed party backed by Iran and its allies, the advice is blunter: stop all assistance to Lebanon because it is a proxy for Iran.