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Lebanon, A New Stronghold for Iran

Paris, France - Whatever the outcome of this war, Hezbollah will be seen as the only Arab force able to win over Tsahal. Its hold over Lebanon will give Iran and the Shias more leverage than ever, weakening the neighbouring regimes, strengthening Iran's capacity to be the sole Muslim superpower and enhancing its nuclear ambitions. Lebanon will suffer from more internal conflicts and will be an easy prey to even tighter Syrian-Iranian control.

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