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You want Bush, or any American leader, to work with Hezbollah (funded by Iran)?
In Iraq, the US works together with Da'wa and SCIRI.
I just don't see how that would work
I suppose you're right: it isn't working in Iraq either.
Is there a non-militant Hezbollah wing?
I don't know about "non-militant", but "non-military" there is. Like Hamas or the Muslim Brotherhood, the reason these organizations are successful is that they provide the social services that our friendly dictators don't provide.
I just haven't heard of one
I suppose you haven't been listening to the right sources. Try wikipedia for a start.
The civilian wing of Hezbollah runs hospitals, news services, and educational facilities and participates in the Lebanese Parliament. Its Reconstruction Campaign (Jihad al-Bina) is responsible for numerous economic and infrastructural development projects in Shia-populated areas of Lebanon.


Nothing is 'mere'. — Richard P. Feynman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jul 16th, 2006 at 05:27:54 AM EST
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