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Lebanese Intelligence Chief Says Israel is His Country’s Only Enemy
Algemeiner Journal ^ | 1/2/13 | staff

Posted on 01/02/2013 11:27:40 AM PST by Nachum

A leading figure in Lebanese intelligence said Wednesday that the only enemy of his country is Israel. According to the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation, Abbas Ibrahim, director-general of the General Security Department, said, “Lebanon’s one and only enemy is Israel.”

Ibrahim also predicted that the crisis in Syria would last a long time, but added, “The humanitarian condition of the refugees arriving in Lebanon from Syria prevents us from closing the border with the neighboring country.”

“We either act in a humane manner or become racist,” he remarked.

But Ibrahim made sure to emphasize who he saw a the real threat to his country. “Whoever has lost the plot should remember to focus his attention south of the border,” the general security chief declared, in an apparent reference to Israel.

Ibrahim stated that there are some 160,000 registered Syrian refugees and some 13,000 Palestinian refugees, who have also fled Syria.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: chief; enemyofisrael; intelligence; israel; israelenemy; lebanese; lebanon; russia; syria; waronterror
Business as usual in Lebanon
1 posted on 01/02/2013 11:27:49 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Enjoy Zechariah 14:1-5, Ibrahim.

Let us know how that works out for you.

Oh wait. You won’t be able to.


2 posted on 01/02/2013 11:33:56 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Nachum

Hasn’t obmama sent aid for helping Lebanese learn how to shoot and fight? I thought I read that last week?


3 posted on 01/02/2013 11:37:03 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: F15Eagle
Zechariah 14:1-5

Not sure, but that verse doesn't seem all too encouraging.

4 posted on 01/02/2013 11:39:52 AM PST by eCSMaster (2012 elections: American Coup d'etat!)
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To: Nachum

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2972802/posts

found it!


5 posted on 01/02/2013 11:39:52 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ColdOne

Obama administration continues military aid to Hizbullah-controlled Lebanon

http://worldtribune.us/2012/02/15/obama-administration-continues-military-aid-to-hizbullah-controlled-lebanon/


6 posted on 01/02/2013 11:42:14 AM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
“We either act in a humane manner or become racist,” he remarked.

“Lebanon’s one and only enemy is Israel.”

And yet the racist content of that second statement completely escapes him.

7 posted on 01/02/2013 11:43:44 AM PST by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: eCSMaster

He will get his final war with Israel. It will not end as he hopes. Ibrahim will have a very bad day.

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=zechariah%2014:1-5&version=KJV

Zechariah 14:1-5

King James Version (KJV)

14 Behold, the day of the Lord cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee.

2 For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.

3 Then shall the Lord go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.

4 And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.

5 And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the Lord my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Zechariah+14:12&version=KJV

Zechariah 14:12

King James Version (KJV)

12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the Lord will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem;
Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,
and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,
and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.


8 posted on 01/02/2013 11:44:26 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: ColdOne

Good one. Forgot about that.


9 posted on 01/02/2013 11:44:44 AM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
That silly little military occupation by Syria of all of Lebanon for 29 years (1976 to 2005) as just a minor misunderstanding.

But Israel, daring to continue to exist... now THAT is an affront to Lebanon!!

10 posted on 01/02/2013 11:45:31 AM PST by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: Nachum

You better watch your back, Abbas .... where Shi’ite and Sunni Arabs live together there is always the real probably that one will decide the other isn’t Muslim enough .... and then ‘I kill you ... I kill you ... for Allah’.


11 posted on 01/02/2013 11:58:47 AM PST by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: Nachum

Did Ibrahim say why Israel is their enemy?

Did he say what Israel has done to them to make them an enemy/
Has Israel invaded or bombed them? Has Israel even threatened them/
Or is it just the fact that he hates Jews that makes Israel his enemy?


12 posted on 01/02/2013 12:00:28 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Nachum

People need to understand the way lebanese power is split up. The head of the army and the officers in the army are largely christian, this includes army intelligence which is by far the largest intelligence agency in lebanon.
The sunnis have top positions in the internal security forces and the shiites have top positions in the general security intelligence. The shiites will always speak in favour of syria and against israel as they are puppets of hezbollah. Recall the lebanese army were having tea with israeli commanders on the field in lebanon in the 2006 war. Lebanon is not one entity but multiple entities each with different outlooks on who their friends and enemies are.


13 posted on 01/02/2013 1:41:50 PM PST by hannibaal
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.


14 posted on 01/04/2013 3:40:50 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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