Skip to comments.Senior IDF Officer: Israel Is Preparing For The Next Lebanon War
Posted on 07/05/2012 2:10:04 PM PDT by edpc
Six years after the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War, the IDF is saying openly that Israel is preparing for another Lebanon war.
The commander of the IDF's 91st Division, Brigardier-General Hertzi Halevy told journalists on Thursday, "We understand that there is more than one factor, whether this is Lebanese, or whether it will come from somewhere else, that can ignite the border here."
The 91st Division, part of the Northern Command, and responsible for the front with Lebanon, sees developments in Syria as one of the factors that could upset the calm that has prevailed in the region since the war. The collapse of the Syrian regime may also bring with it an increase in Jihadi or Hezbollah operatives, who may try to carry out targeted attacks in the area.
(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...
"The Goldstone report will pale in comparison to what will be here next time. There is no choice but to fight against the enemy where he is, and that is in the heart of a populated area. "
At the dawn of the 21st Century, the people of Lebanon had taken steps to rid themselves of the Iranian/Syrian/Hezbollah stranglehold gripping their nation. Hariri's assassination in 2005 began a descent back into darkness. Sitting on their hands during the 2006 Israeli conflict was a poor choice and only provided further velocity to the fall. Allowing Hezbollah political access into their government proved fatal to the Cedar Revolution.
Their bill for dealing with the devil will soon come due.....in full.
I really don’t have any indepth knowledge about Lebanon, but isn’t the country under the complete dominance of Syria?
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
G’night all. Thanks edpc; from the FRchives:
Special IDF Units Preparing For Mass Lebanon Incursion If War ...
Israel preparing for war with Hezbollah?
The path to the next Lebanon War
Chief of Staff: We’ll Try to Make Next War Short
Israel prepares for war with Lebanon/Hizbollah terrorists
Israel Tells Lebanon How It Will Be Destroyed
IDF Releases Map of Hizbullah Targets
The Next War
Another Lebanese War on the Horizon?
IDF Builds Fake Muslim City To Prepare For War
U.S. diplomats begin viewing Lebanon war as success
Strategic Depth: The Fallout of the Lebanon War
The Coming Wars (Israel vs Iran & Syria)
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.