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Hezbollah's second coup

Source: Annahar
Bassem Ajami
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Lebanese army soldiers stand guard as Hezbollah supporters chant slogans and hold posters of the late Hezbollah military commander Imad Mughniyeh,  in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (AP Photo)
Lebanese army soldiers stand guard as Hezbollah supporters chant slogans and hold posters of the late Hezbollah military commander Imad Mughniyeh, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (AP Photo)
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Pundits who propagate March 8 theories in the media and elsewhere are calling it a "political coup." What they describe as a coup is when the designated prime minister tries to form a cabinet according to the constitution. They want him to form it according to the twisted practices that they forced on the Lebanese since May 7, 2008.   On that day, Hezbollah turned its weapons, which were supposedly intended to fight Israel, on their fellow Lebanese. That was the real coup. The military coup.   Since then, Hezbollah has forced on the Lebanese unconstitutional practices in government. They want to toss the designated prime minister...
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