Nasrallah expects little change from Obama


WASHINGTON (JTA) — The leader of Hezbollah cautioned his supporters about expecting Barack Obama to change U.S. foreign policy.

During a speech Tuesday in Beirut, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said that "I don’t want to anticipate events, but logic dictates that we not bet on changes in injustice or believe that he will be more lenient or less unfair than his predecessor," the Lebanon Daily Star reported.

"Our Arab world, our Third World and our African world can empathize with Obama because of his past or the color of his skin, but politics and interests are a different story," he said. "Don’t exaggerate hopes nor give people high expectations so that no one is disappointed or makes miscalculations."

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