Lebanon: What Does Nasrullah Want?

Lebanese blogger Anton Efendi objects to Hassan Nasrullah‘s Ashura speech, saying that the
Hizbulla leader “is intent on taking the country to war.”
“What was his message to the Shiite community and the Lebanese? It was one of war, death, and suicide. This was best crystallized in a truly disturbing historico-religious analogy he offered his audience. He told them that when Imam Husein
led a “reformist” charge, like Hezbollah today (according to Nasrallah), he was faced with two choices: surrender, or death. And he chose death,” he wrote.

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