Skip to comments.Hezbollah’s Role in Syria War Shakes the Lebanese
Posted on 05/20/2013 11:51:06 PM PDT by lbryce
At the entrance to this village in Hezbollahs Bekaa Valley heartland, under a sign welcoming visitors to The Citadel of Resistance, workers on Monday hoisted a freshly printed banner honoring a young man described as one of Hezbollahs latest martyrs killed in battle not with Israel, the foe the groups guerrillas train to fight, but with Syrian rebels.
Down the road, another dead fighters uncle, Fayez Shukor, welcomed mourners under a tent overlooking the valley as the sun set on a day that had seen Hezbollahs death toll rise to unexpected heights as the group joined Syrian forces trying to storm the rebel-held Syrian city of Qusayr. His nephew, he had said earlier, died on Sunday alongside 11 other Hezbollah fighters killed in a single rebel attack.
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The unusually vicious intensity in which Hezbollah is involved in the war against the rebels amid their willingness to accept the high casualties they're subjecting themselves to, emphatically demonstrates the desperation in which Iran considers the survival of Assad, and their Alawite allies,key to their own survival.
The enmity between the majority Sunni and the approximately 15% of which comprise the Shi'ite population has always been one of extreme, vituperative hatred, having fueled the egregious viciousness in which they've battled each other ever since Muhammad emerged from the fiery pits of Hades.
Especially in Lebanon, with the Christian population comprising 41%, The Sunni and Shia comprise near identical percentage with about 27%, the Sunnis harbor extreme hatred towards the Shia Hezbollah, proxy of Iran, for the way they've usurped power in Lebanon at their expense and are waiting for the right moment to avenge Nasrallah and his gang of thugs, if and when the tide turns against Hezbollah.
The internecine fighting going on in the Islamic world with Israel in the placid eye of the furious hurricane illustrations of grisly cannibalism abound in a way that emphatically demonstrates how despite talk to the contrary, Israel is far afield as the cause of Mid-East instability it gets blamed for.
Watching what goes on in the battle for Syria, shows why these Neanderthal savages will forever be mired in the 7th Century fairyland they so desperately long for.
I love good news so early in the morning.
Keep rackin’ and stackin’ em.
...The unusually vicious intensity in which Hezbollah is involved in the war against the rebels amid their willingness to accept the high casualties they're subjecting themselves to, emphatically demonstrates the desperation in which Iran considers the survival of Assad, and their Alawite allies, key to their own survival.
What’s the Arabic word for “chump”?
Poorly written. He was killed fighting the Assad Regime, not Syrian rebels. Could've taken 2 seconds to clear this up.