What Hezbollah is doing in Syria, III

Although Hezbollah is a long-term ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, ordinary Hezbollah supporters say it is the threat from Sunni extremism that is the main reason the militia is fighting in Syria.

“It was not a sacrifice for Bashar al-Assad…Muhammad al-Siblani’s sister Nur…said of his decision to fight. “He went because he knew these Takfiris would come one day to his house, his family and his friends, and slaughter them as they did in Qusair.”

“We’ve seen what they’ve done in Iraq, the daily bombings…”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22938132

See also:
https://100wordz.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/what-hezbollah-is-doing-in-syria/
https://100wordz.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/what-hezbollah-is-doing-in-syria-ii/

 

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