Unformatted text preview: the Christian leadership. This erupted into running gun battles between the government forces and the Hezbolla last year (in essence a small civil war) . ..in the which the Hezbollah came out on top. There is a truce of sorts, but every week the government forces get smaller while the Hezbolla are reinforced by new troops from Itan and Syria. In the map below you can get an idea of how strong and well positioned the Hezbolla and the pro-Syrian militias are. GRI Newsletter, January 2009 © Roger K. Young 2009 all rights reserved...
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- Spring '10
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