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Case Closed – Lebanon’s Christian community loses faith in the court prosecuting the killers of the country’s former premier.

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Lebanon’s Christian community has lost faith in the court established to prosecute the killers of the country’s former premier. That’s good news for Hezbollah, and bad news for the United States and its allies.

BY DAVID POLLOCK

The seemingly never-ending story of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which was established by the U.N. Security Council to prosecute the killers of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, reached a landmark this week when the court’s prosecutor submitted his indictment to pretrial judge Daniel Fransen. Diplomats from Washington to Tehran expect the indictment, which will remain sealed for a few more months, to implicate members of the radical Shiite militia Hezbollah in the crime. Hezbollah has denounced the tribunal as an American-Zionist …

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