Middle East | Bush administration blinks as Hezbollah brokers its street fight into a political victory in Lebanon
by Jill Nelson
Posted 5/31/08, 12:00 am
The White House went to great lengths to refute reports in the Jerusalem Post of a Bush plan to attack Iran. But it made no attempt to deny that the United States is preparing to send more military aid to Beirut-aid meant to bolster Lebanese security forces while weakening Hezbollah and its principal backers-Syria and Iran.