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Lebanese leaders search for solution to disarmament dilemma

As international calls for the disarmament of Hizbullah continue, politicians in the country have been searching for a way to soothe foreign concerns while allowing “the resistance” to retain its basic character. The Islamic resistance group came under renewed international pressure Wednesday after UN Special Envoy to the Middle East Terje Roed-Larsen said that no significant progress had been made toward the group’s disarmament. “The carrying of arms outside the official armed forces is impossible to reconcile with the participation in power and in government in a democracy,” Roed-Larsen wrote in his report on the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1559. Full Story

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