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The Story Behind Hezbollah's Demands

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The Story Behind Hezbollah's Demands

The Story Behind Hezbollah's Demands

The Story Behind Hezbollah's Demands

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Hezbollah wants the release of three prisoners held in Israel in exchange for the captured Israeli soldiers they are holding. Who are those prisoners, and why are they so important to Hezbollah?

Guest:

Cliff Churgin, special correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers