Is a Hezbollah Coup in the Offing?

By Jeffrey Goldberg

This shouldn't come as a surprise:

Pan-Arab Asharq al-Awsat newspaper on Tuesday quoted a well-informed Lebanese source as saying reports were being circulated among Lebanese security authorities that Hizbullah and AMAL Movement as well as other forces allied with Syria have been holding extensive, periodic meetings to discuss "coordination" in the presumed battle for the control of Beirut.

It said the meetings discussed "zoning" of the areas such as each group will have its own confrontation zero hour map.

"Zero hour" comes if a United Nations tribunal implicates Hezbollah in the assassination of the former Lebanese prime minister, Rafiq Hariri.


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