Lebanon's Hariri: political scion and Hezbollah critic

Lebanon's Hariri: political scion and Hezbollah criticSaad Hariri, who resigned from Lebanon’s premiership Saturday, is a son of assassinated billionaire Rafik Hariri who never achieved his father’s aura but fears he could suffer the same fate. The 47-year-old’s political career, which has included two stints as prime minister, has been marked by his opposition to Syrian influence in Lebanon. Hezbollah, which is also part of Lebanon’s government, is a key backer of the Assad regime.



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