Hezbollah, Iran’s next move as Lebanon’s politics reach an impasse – analysis
A judge investigating the 2020 Beirut port explosion resumed his work this week in a surprise that may cast a shadow over key figures in Lebanon.
Judge Tarek Bitar has been slammed by Hezbollah in the past and his work had been interrupted since December 2021. The news of the continued work by the judge comes as Lebanon still lacks a new president. The politicians in Beirut voted recently for the 11th time and couldn’t come up with a new leader. This leaves the country continually divided and leaves a power vacuum.
That vacuum is usually filled by Hezbollah. Hezbollah’s goal is to have a leaderless bankrupt Lebanon so that it can feed off the remains of the country and hollow it out and then fill it with weapons to threaten Israel.
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