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Syrias conflict and Hezbollah.

Lebanese Hezbollah supporters wave a Syrian flag under an Ayatollah Ali Khamenei portrait in Bint Jbeil

Lebanese Hezbollah supporters wave a Syrian flag under an Ayatollah Ali Khamenei portrait in Bint Jbeil

As the Syrian Civil War approaches its sixth year, the country has been destroyed beyond repair. Even if the international community can cobble together a negotiated settlement that brings an end to the violence, overwhelming damage has been done. Since the war began in 2011, an estimated four hundred thousand Syrians have been killed, almost five million have fled the country and more than six million have been internally displaced. Most of Syria’s major cities—including its former commercial hub Aleppo—have been reduced to rubble.

Many have lost so much in the ongoing conflict, yet some have benefited. None have gained more than the Shiite terrorist group Hezbollah. Read article here.