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Latest update : 2013-05-28

Syria: Hezbollah's gamble

Hezbollah's leader calls it a "new phase" for the Lebanese Shiite movement, but will Hassan Nasrallah make good on his promise of victory for his fighters in Syria? As Hezbollah moves to tip the scales in Lebanon, so do France and the UK as they push their EU partners to lift the embargo on arming the rebels.

  • William JORDAN, Former State Department Official stationed in Damascus;
  • Lucy FIELDER, France 24 correspondent (from Beirut);
  • Jasper MORTIMER, France24 Correspondent (from Istanbul);
  • Stephan ROSINY, Research Fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (from Hamburg, Germany).

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