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Hezbollah Takes Southern Lebanon Hostage
pajamas media ^ | 7/9/10 | Richard Landes

Posted on 07/09/2010 9:18:59 AM PDT by Nachum

In an unprecedented move, the Israeli Defense Forces have released sensitive intelligence information about the situation in southern Lebanon (available at the IDF blog). Hezbollah forces have taken over more than a hundred villages to store their heavy artillery, and their command posts are near schools and hospitals.

This represents a major shift in strategy for Hezbollah since 2006, when they stored most of their weaponry away from habitations, as befits any army that claims to want to protect its own people. But the IDF hit most of their supply in the first days of hostilities.

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


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hezbollah; lebanonhostage; southern

1 posted on 07/09/2010 9:19:01 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Another Epic Fail by the UN


2 posted on 07/09/2010 9:37:39 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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3 posted on 07/09/2010 4:30:58 PM PDT by SJackson (most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it, M Sanger)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
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4 posted on 07/09/2010 4:30:58 PM PDT by SJackson (most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it, M Sanger)
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To: SJackson

Southern Lebanon used to be a Christian enclave, true allies of Israel against the PLO and Iranian-armed Shia terrorist gangs.


5 posted on 07/10/2010 8:49:54 AM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is never "free")
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