Hezbollah supports Assad, accepts consequences

Hezbollah supports Assad, accepts consequences
Hezbollah supports Assad, accepts consequences

Hezbollah supports Assad, accepts consequences

Hezbollah is known to the West as a terrorist organization, but in its native Lebanon and the Middle East in general, it is seen as a defender of the downtrodden. But now, as it has ramped up its support for the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria, that reputation stands to suffer. Middle East scholar Joseph Kechichian has more. (Photo: AP Images).