Israel: Hundreds of Hizbullah Outposts South of Litani River in Lebanon

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff - Israeli security sources told Ha'aretz that developments in Lebanon are seen at this point as internal and not an immediate risk to Israel. Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah engineered the crisis but he is in no hurry to spark a civil war. Contrary to reports, the IDF did not significantly increase its alert level on the northern border. But Israel remains keenly aware of Hizbullah's growing strength. At a recent meeting between the IDF, the Lebanese Army and UNIFIL, the Lebanese officers claimed there was no Hizbullah activity in the south of the country. In response, the Israeli officers produced a map with hundreds of dots marking Hizbullah outposts and bunkers south of the Litani River.

2011-01-14 08:37:20

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive