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Re Our Enemies Overseas

Here’s what Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nassrallah told Arab audiences on Al-Jazeera a few days ago (Oct. 31 and translation courtesy of MEMRI):

The Americans will gather their belongings and leave this region – the entire region. They have no future whatsoever in our region. They will leave the Middle East, and the Arab and Islamic worlds, like they left Vietnam. I advise all those who place their trust in the Americans to learn the lesson of Vietnam, and to learn the lesson of the South Lebanese Army with the Israelis, and to know that when the Americans lose this war–and lose it they will, Allah willing–they will abandon them to their fate, just like they did to all those who placed their trust in them throughout history.

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...