Selection of Hezbollah-backed prime minister triggers new strife in Lebanon

Image result for Selection of Hezbollah-backed prime minister triggers new strife in LebanonFew, however, expected his unexpected and controversial selection to survive either the immediate popular backlash that erupted on the streets or the scrutiny of the international community. His appointment not only runs counter to Lebanon’s long tradition of consensual politics. but it appears to affirm that Hezbollah is indeed the most powerful political player in Lebanon,…more: .seattletimes.