Hizbollah Syria Intervention Provokes GCC Backlash, Risks Flaming Sectarian Conflict
The overt and apparently decisive intervention by the Lebanese Shi’a group Hizbollah on the government side in the battle for the Syrian town of Qusair has produced a swift, equal and opposite reaction from the conservative and mainly Sunni states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE, Bahrain and Oman.