Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

US intelligence finds 5,000 Hizballah training to seize Galilee towns
DEBKAfile ^ | 01 FEB 2010 | DEBKAfile

Posted on 02/08/2010 11:39:43 AM PST by BCW

Jones was not talking out of the top of his head, but on the strength of solid US intelligence gathered over months on detailed war plans Iran, Syria, Hizballah and Hamas have drawn up to send five Hizballah brigades sweeping across the border to seize five sectors of Galilee, while also organizing a massive Israeli-Arab uprising against the Jewish state. Hamas would open a second front in the south and in the east. Syria is expected to step in at some stage. This plan with attached special map was first published exclusively by DEBKA-Net-Weekly 430 on Jan. 22, 2010. Key excerpts appear here.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards instructors at especially established training facilities near Tehran are already well advanced in training a cadre of 5,000 Hizballah fighters in special operations and urban combat tactics to standards equivalent to those current in similar US and Israeli military forces.

(MAP INCLUDED)

(Excerpt) Read more at debka.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS:
This is an excellent battle situational OP order. Book mark it and wait - the next Israeli War is just on the horizon - hopefully this time - they destroy Hezbollah once and for all...
1 posted on 02/08/2010 11:39:43 AM PST by BCW
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: BCW

Can you say “artillery?”

I knew you could.


2 posted on 02/08/2010 11:42:53 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Liberal Massachussetts says: "FUBO!")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

The Whalers cry may soon be heard in the ME...”Thar she blows.”


3 posted on 02/08/2010 11:43:39 AM PST by JPG (Mr. Gore, we have a warrant for your arrest...put your hands behind your back.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

Why the death cultists never get anywhere and always remain poor and ignorant: they spend all their time and energy on killing Jews and Christians.


4 posted on 02/08/2010 11:47:43 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

Hizballah = Syrian Army Expeditionary Force. It’s time to call them what they really are.


5 posted on 02/08/2010 11:48:33 AM PST by ksm1
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW
Hezbollah is going to try to swarm the border. The threat is very real.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

6 posted on 02/08/2010 11:49:52 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

At Ease !!!!


7 posted on 02/08/2010 11:53:59 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: goldstategop

It will be hard for the rear brigades of Hiz_dulla to climb over the bodies of the front ones.


8 posted on 02/08/2010 11:54:16 AM PST by aeonspromise
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

Along with encouraging belief in G-d and His saving grace, the Holy Bible also encourages hard work, productivity, and the correct use of the fruits of mankind’s labor.

The Koran encourages only the pillaging and theft of the goods and productivity of “infidels” by Muslims.

The proof is the insidious “jizya” tax; Mad Mo figured out that dead “infidels” pay no taxes, but live ones do.


9 posted on 02/08/2010 11:58:45 AM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: BCW

Could this be what Ahmadinejad’s ‘punch’ to the West?


10 posted on 02/08/2010 12:00:45 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

I read the article, and here are some initial reactions:

1. A Hezbollah/Syrian incursion into Israel won’t end well for Syria and Hezbollah. They have only been successful in fighting defensive battles, not offensive ones. They have been successful in luring Israeli units into ambush zones within Lebanon. An offensive campaign would be completely different, and not even the UN Security Council would object to Israel pulling out all the stops to defend it’s own sovereign territory from an invasion (but you can expect Crazy Hugo to make another entertaining speech).

2. An Israeli Arab uprising is not likely. Hezbollah is not as popular among the Israeli Arab community as some might think. Hezbollah is NOT seen as synonymous with the Palestinian organizations, which Israeli Arabs sympathize with more than Syrian/Lebanese groups.

3. Although an incursion would likely end poorly for the Syrians and Hezbollah like I mentioned, they are still probably crazy enough to try it. The 2006 conflict didn’t end. It just got the “pause” button pushed on it.

4. Very wishful thinking on my part, but I’m hoping that such an event would stretch the Syrian regime thin enough (already stretched thin as it is just holding onto its own power from various internal factions) that their hold on Lebanon starts to fall. Even more wishful thinking, what if we could get an Iraqi Army peacekeeping force into Lebanon? They have plenty of first-hand experience on destroying Iranian proxies.


11 posted on 02/08/2010 12:03:35 PM PST by ksm1
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: ksm1

It is Debka. Every now and again, there are elements of truth in their articles.


12 posted on 02/08/2010 12:04:50 PM PST by Ingtar (I closed my eyes, only for a moment, and the moment's gone...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: BCW
Our ememies just laugh at Urkel!


13 posted on 02/08/2010 12:11:40 PM PST by TexasCajun
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Uncle Miltie
Coming soon to a theater in the sand:

THE AMAZING FLYING JIHADIS !!

Catch the previews at the Weasel Zipper War Porn thread!

14 posted on 02/08/2010 12:15:40 PM PST by TexasCajun
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: BCW

Of course the Israelis have no idea this is happening.

Hizbullah=Wile E Coyote.


15 posted on 02/08/2010 12:15:56 PM PST by lurk
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

They better have a lot of body bags with them. And shovels to fill them. I doubt there would be much left after a couple hours.


16 posted on 02/08/2010 12:19:10 PM PST by wattsmag2
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW
OMG, Becky!!!

This is incredible! I can't believe it! It can't be true! US intelligence found something???!!!

17 posted on 02/08/2010 12:21:26 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Alas Babylon!; American_Centurion; An.American.Expatriate; ASA.Ranger; ASA Vet; Ax; Azeem; ...

MI Ping


18 posted on 02/08/2010 12:35:47 PM PST by ASA Vet (Iran should have ceased to exist Nov 5, 1979, but we had no president then either.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: ksm1; BCW; Uncle Miltie; JPG; Leftism is Mentally Deranged; goldstategop; lionheart 247365; ...

On the face of it, I’d say somebody’s been smoking too much bhang. Do they actually think they have sufficient (accurate) rocket artillery to seriously damage Israeli military bases in the area? As opposed to randomly terrorizing civilians as in ‘06?

What do they have in the way of vehicles and armor? Are these “brigades” supposed to assault on foot the whole way? How are they to be resupplied? What do they have in the way of mobile arty?

Does Bashar seriously believe he can pull this off without exposing himself (personally) and the rest of his regime to an all-out blasting if he puts his oar in?

How many Israeli Arabs really want to derail their comfy existence by playing 1948-all-over-again?


19 posted on 02/08/2010 12:37:13 PM PST by sinanju
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: BCW

IIRC, Hezbollah has laid a whole bunch of land mines around the Golan.

07/02/2010 “11-year old seriously hurt in Golan land mine blast” By Eli Ashkenazi, Haaretz Correspondent

http://haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1147864.html


20 posted on 02/08/2010 12:38:22 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: combat_boots
IIRC, Hezbollah has laid a whole bunch of land mines around the Golan.

07/02/2010 “11-year old seriously hurt in Golan land mine blast”

From the article it sounds like it might have been an IDF land mine.

21 posted on 02/08/2010 12:51:07 PM PST by wideminded
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 20 | View Replies]

To: BCW
Iran's Revolutionary Guards instructors at especially established training facilities near Tehran are already well advanced in training a cadre of 5,000 Hizballah fighters in special operations and urban combat tactics to standards equivalent to those current in similar US and Israeli military forces.

I seriously doubt that. Who did the judging?

22 posted on 02/08/2010 1:01:42 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW; All

Also from Debka - quanity not mentioned - meanwhile Iran sent Syria 100 millsels - type not mentioned.

Syria slips HizballahFateh-110 (Syrian-made ) missiles able to destroy Israeli cities

...a solid-fuel propellant, road-mobile, single-stage, short-range ballistic system weighing three tons with a half-ton warhead and a range of 250 kilometers. It is not deployed in surface batteries but fired from mobile launchers, which the solid propellant renders capable of firing at speed with little advance preparation, before returning to the fortified underground silos Hizballah has sunk in mountain areas across Lebanon...

http://www.debka.com/article/8591/


23 posted on 02/08/2010 1:06:28 PM PST by PIF
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

Maybe this is the punch that Ayatollah Khameini warned about earlier today. A Syrian and Hezbollah attack on Northern Israel. We’ll see. I’m sure israeel is ready for whatever the barbarians are planning. I’m praying for Israel’s success.


24 posted on 02/08/2010 1:13:10 PM PST by pgkdan (I miss Ronald Reagan!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: wideminded; SJackson

Yeah. I couldn’t find the article about the laying of the land mines. SJackson might know.


25 posted on 02/08/2010 1:20:39 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 21 | View Replies]

To: sinanju

Perhaps they have a new trick up their sleeve God forbid!!


26 posted on 02/08/2010 2:24:54 PM PST by aeonspromise
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 19 | View Replies]

To: sinanju

From what I read, this will be a multi-front assault: north, insurgents on the West Bank, and from the south. And what bothers me most is that it isn’t hush-hush.

I’m thinking the unthinkable here, folks, so bear with me: could small nukes already be situated inside Israel?


27 posted on 02/08/2010 3:36:35 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 19 | View Replies]

To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

..................

28 posted on 02/08/2010 3:46:15 PM PST by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 27 | View Replies]

To: BCW

bflr


29 posted on 02/08/2010 3:50:14 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BCW

Is this, perhaps the advertised February 11 Festivities? If something like does happen I certainly hope the US and Israel use it as the trigger to go ahead and dump their load on Iran. Perhaps it would happen in conjunction with Iran’s announcement of nukes on missiles and an implied or stated dare.


30 posted on 02/08/2010 5:19:29 PM PST by ThanhPhero (di tray hoi den La Vang)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TexasCajun

..what a picture - kinda says it all - doesn’t it?


31 posted on 02/08/2010 6:08:45 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 13 | View Replies]

To: combat_boots; wideminded

Might not have anything to do with this war. There are stiil mines in the Golan from 1967.


32 posted on 02/08/2010 9:17:24 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Don't feed the trolls.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 20 | View Replies]

To: ThanhPhero
I certainly hope the US and Israel use it as the trigger to go ahead and dump their load on Iran

With The One, (who thinks the Muslim caterwaul, aka the call to prayer, is the most beautiful sound on earth) in control of US forces, they are more likely to be used against the Israeli "aggressors" than Iran or even Hzb'allah sites.

33 posted on 02/08/2010 9:57:08 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 30 | View Replies]

To: sinanju
How many Israeli Arabs really want to derail their comfy existence by playing 1948-all-over-again?

Probably not many. But just few could make it appear that a major uprising was in progress.

Remember it only took one to kill 14 Americans, including an unborn child, at Ft. Hood. It only took about 20 to kill around 3,000 on 9-11.

34 posted on 02/08/2010 9:59:07 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 19 | View Replies]

To: ThanhPhero
Vấn đề người Hồi giáo đe dọa nhưng có thật không? Tất cả.
35 posted on 02/08/2010 10:09:28 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 30 | View Replies]

To: BIGLOOK
Ayatollah Khamenei húa hẹn gửi một cú đánh nặng chống vào miền Tây thế gian vào ngày 11 tháng hai. Khi bị đó thì dầu lập tức rất đắt tiền.
36 posted on 02/09/2010 5:34:15 AM PST by ThanhPhero (di tray hoi den La Vang)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 35 | View Replies]

To: BIGLOOK
Khi nào Achmadinejad nói to thì có thể không sao. Khi nào Khamenei cũng nói to thì phải có chuyện gì mà nó nghĩ có nặng. Khameniei không thường thót ra đe dọa về nước ngoài..
37 posted on 02/09/2010 5:41:40 AM PST by ThanhPhero (di tray hoi den La Vang)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 35 | View Replies]

To: ThanhPhero

Eu nu pot intelege un cuvint Tocmai ti-ai scris.


38 posted on 02/09/2010 5:49:24 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (The liberals are asking us to give Obama more time. Is 25 to life enough?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 37 | View Replies]

To: El Gato

Remember, our government disarmed all the Good Guys to facilitate this slaughter.

Israel chose the other route. A shooter will draw awesome return fire from all quadrants.

Oh, by the way Switzerland who like Israel arms its citizens hasn’t been conquered in a thousand years.


39 posted on 02/09/2010 6:19:24 AM PST by BillM
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 34 | View Replies]

To: reagan_fanatic

Inay on’tday eakspay athay atoispay.


40 posted on 02/09/2010 8:24:30 AM PST by ThanhPhero (di tray hoi den La Vang)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 38 | View Replies]

To: ThanhPhero

LOL


41 posted on 02/09/2010 8:47:11 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (The liberals are asking us to give Obama more time. Is 25 to life enough?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 40 | View Replies]

To: ThanhPhero
So the the threat is from the Khamenei himself and not the yapping of his lapdog.

Đó là tin tức khó chịu.
42 posted on 02/09/2010 2:23:31 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 37 | View Replies]

To: BIGLOOK
Cũng phải.
43 posted on 02/09/2010 5:28:00 PM PST by ThanhPhero (di tray hoi den La Vang)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 42 | View Replies]

To: sinanju

My thoughts exactly.

Thinking about it some more, IMO this is saber-rattling designed to satisfy internal elements in Syria.


44 posted on 02/10/2010 1:17:35 PM PST by ksm1
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 19 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson