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Special IDF Units Preparing For Mass Lebanon Incursion If War Breaks Out With Hezbollah
Haaretz ^ | 8 April 2012 | Gili Cohen

Posted on 04/08/2012 7:34:01 AM PDT by edpc

Almost six years after the Second Lebanon War, special Israeli units are preparing to take part in mass incursions into Lebanon if another round of fighting with Hezbollah breaks out. Just as important, they are being trained to heed the legal implications.

Officers say the Israel Air Force would destroy targets like training bases and rocket-launching pads within a few days, based on the intelligence gathered by the Israel Defense Forces. But this would not be enough, so a ground offensive would be necessary.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hezbollah; israel; lebanon; middleeast

1 posted on 04/08/2012 7:34:10 AM PDT by edpc
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To: edpc
I sure hope when the time comes the Israelis will not handicap their troops with idiotic rules of engagement. Again.

The LSM media will act as the western propaganda arm for Hezbollah regardless of what Israel does. As a former co-worker, a Lithuanian Jew by birth, who spent time as a "guest" of the Germans used to say, "better hanged for a lion than a lamb".

2 posted on 04/08/2012 7:46:27 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Treat the Hezbollah fighters to the receiving end of 155mm HE, WP, and cargo rounds (with antipersonnel grenades and mines) plus rockets from the M270 MLRS and its rocket with 644 submunitions. Saddam Hussein’s Army called the deluge of M77 cluster munitions “steel rain”. The let the IAF shower these idiots with napalm. Muslim crispy critters.


3 posted on 04/08/2012 8:17:06 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: MasterGunner01

I appreciate you insights. I wasn’t commenting on tactics and weapons, but attitude. Forget what the LSM says, they will lie and parrot Palestian propaganda regardless. Victory is the best propaganda. Israeli irresolution has brought us to this impass in the first place.


4 posted on 04/08/2012 8:22:36 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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5 posted on 04/08/2012 8:56:17 AM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, M Obama)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Exactly right. This namby-pamby ROE where the Hamas and Hezbollah terrorists are concerned is madness. Forget the Marquis of Queensbury Rules and collateral damage; just pound the daylights out of these idiots with rockets, artillery, and napalm. Israel needs to make it clear that appeasement is over, we will now kill our enemies. No more pulling punches or wussy Rules of Engagement. You attack us and we kill you.
6 posted on 04/08/2012 9:19:54 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: MasterGunner01

I think it was historian Steven Weinberg who recounted the story of how when the German Army was being chased out of western Germany, the locals always hated to see the Hitlerjugend postes as a rear guard. Not out of concern for their youth, but their callousness. Hitlerjugend would take potshots at the pursuing Americans from some poor guys house, and the Americans would level the house or farm with 155mm artillery fire.

Let the Israelis handle Hezbollah the way the Americans handled the Wehrmacht and the Japanese Imperial Army.


7 posted on 04/08/2012 9:45:40 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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Thanks edpc.


8 posted on 04/12/2012 8:43:56 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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