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Hezbollah's Pro-Syrian Influence in Lebanese Politics

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Hezbollah's Pro-Syrian Influence in Lebanese Politics

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Hezbollah's Pro-Syrian Influence in Lebanese Politics

Hezbollah's Pro-Syrian Influence in Lebanese Politics

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Day to Day presents a profile of the Lebanese political party Hezbollah, and why it continues to support Syrian involvement in the Lebanese government. Tens of thousands of pro-Syrian demonstrators, heeding the call of Hezbollah leaders, flooded the streets of Beirut on Tuesday to protest what they see as foreign interference over the estimated 14,000 Syrian soldiers occupying Lebanon.