Lebanon crisis: Stakes high in sectarian standoff after Hezbollah-Christian clash
Hezbollah will not be defeated. Hezbollah President Michel Aoun is a Christian. new Prime Minister Najib MikatiBitar’s Sunni Muslim brother, Abdullah, is standing beside him. Without compromise, the government is unable to agree upon the necessary steps to rescue Lebanon from its suffering, which includes political, economic, and humanitarian reforms as required by the International Monetary Fund in order to access the critical funding that Lebanon desperately needs.