To the Victors, the Spoiled

Friday, August 18, 2006


Commentators in the Arab media are proclaiming Hezbollah’s campaign a great victory for the Arab world. At the same time, there aren’t many echoes in the Western media of President Bush’s claim that Hezbollah was defeated. But Beirut’s Daily Star opinion editor Michael Young tells Bob that popular support for Hezbollah in Lebanon has not increased over the past month, and that this may have been a pyrrhic victory for the group.

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