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Hezbollah, Future Movement find 'delicate stability' for now

The dialogue between Hezbollah and the Future Movement continues despite the limited results it has yielded so far.
Men take down a picture of former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in the mainly Sunni Beirut neighbourhood of Tariq al-Jadideh February 5, 2015. Lebanon has begun removing political posters and party banners from neighbourhoods of the capital in a move to unify a country still divided from a civil war, following an agreement between the militant and political Hezbollah party and its rivals. Picture taken February 5, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY) - RTR4OHK4
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After the Quneitra attack that Israel launched Jan. 18 and Hezbollah responded to in Shebaa Farms Jan. 28, it appeared that Hezbollah and Israel have one thing in common — neither of them wants an escalation.

Hezbollah proved that it still can fight fire with fire and that its power of deterrence still stands.

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