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Middle East / Israel & Lebanon / Hizballah #835736

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 2006
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The arrival of international aid into the town of Sidon, Lebanon, shown.

(Metula: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The question of why Hizballah is so powerful examined; details given about supplying by the Iranian military, the disciplining of the group, how the geography of Lebanon helps them & its social role. [Georgetown Center for Peace & Security Studies Dan BYMAN†- characterizes the Hizballah guerrilla fighter.] [Israeli government spokesperson Miri EISEN†- says they have booby trapped the area.] The hybrid nature of Hizballah, which acts like a government in the region, discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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