The Scythians responded to Alexander the Great; "our poverty will be faster than your army which has to carry the bounty of all the nations you conquered".
Indeed, the poverty of some tribes was such that they have little to lose, and could therefore gain more by attacking the richer ones... Alexander won, but he did not have much fun, and still had to placate the Scythians.
For too long, Lebanese Shiites have been the downtrodden of
And maybe sacrifice a son, or two, or more...
Instead of bombing, maybe the Israelis should not have conspired (knowingly or unknowingly) with the Syrians and PLO to undermine the country since the 1960's.
The Israeli too easily forget Sun-Tzu; “Do not press a desperate enemy”. Well, this applies both ways; And Shater Hassan may be forgetting it too.
Bear in mind that Iran's plenty is essentially limited; how can a third world country durably, sustainably, play Great Power politics and still develop its downtrodden provinces? Any doubters, see the picture at the top... Or read the UNDP's reports.
Whatever Iranian "bounty" fell on Lebanon is limited to serving the immediate needs of the refugees. The real work remains the work of the "non-state" of Lebanon; expect Siniora to leverage this new found power. Still, we must watch this idea of "sponsorhip".