With Beirut Reeling After Blast, US Prepares 'Maximum Pressure' Sanctions On Lebanon | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

With Beirut Reeling After Blast, US Prepares 'Maximum Pressure' Sanctions On Lebanon

Just a week after the August 4 Beirut port explosion the Trump administration is about to ramp up a "maximum economic pressure" campaign on Lebanon targeting Hezbollah and its allies.

With the country reeling in the wake of the deadly blast - its worst disaster going back to the destruction and death of the 2006 war - Washington is attempting to "drive a wedge between Hezbollah and its allies as part of a broader effort to contain the Shiite force backed by Tehran," as The Wall Street Journal writes.

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