Published: January 12, 2011
By Op-Ed Contributor Thanassis Cambanis – author of “A Privilege to Die: Inside Hezbollah’s Legions and Their Endless War Against Israel.”
The collapse of Lebanon’s government on Tuesday signaled the final stage in Hezbollah’s rise from resistance group to ruling power. While Hezbollah technically remains the head of the political opposition in Beirut, make no mistake: the Party of God has fully consolidated its control in Lebanon, and will stop at nothing — including civil war — to protect its position.
Read full Op-Ed column here.
Watch the Cambanis November 10, 2010 interview with Charlie Rose here.