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LEBANON, Party of God, May 2003

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Lebanon's main trading partners are Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the United States.

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As international pressure mounts for Syrian troops to leave Lebanon, Hezbollah, the radical Islamic movement armed and funded by Syria and Iran, has rallied its followers in Lebanon to defend Syria's continued military presence in the country. Before the latest upheavals in Lebanon, FRONTLINE/World reporter David Lewis traveled there to find Hezbollah, and understand why it has become such a potent force in Lebanese politics.
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