Lebanon’s new president pledges loyalty to Iran, threatens Israel

Michel Aoun. /EPA

Michel Aoun. /EPA

 

In his first act as Lebanon’s new president, Michael Aoun declared his loyalty to Iran and issued a chilling threat to Israel.

In his inaugural speech on Oct. 31, Aoun said that “in the conflict with Israel, we will not spare any effort or resistance to liberate what remains of occupied Lebanese land.” Continue reading