SYRIA: What Will Hizbullah Do If the Assad Regime Collapses?

August 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);8/6/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1263, p9
The article discusses the impact of the potential collapse of the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the Shiite Hizbullah group in Lebanon. Paul Salem, head of the Carnegie Middle East Center, argues that a regime change would affect the operations of Hizbullah as well as its weapon supply. Moreover, it is noted that the United Nations (UN)-supported Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) also poses tough challenges to Hizbullah.


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