Barak: Hizbullah Rocket Arsenal Bigger Now than before the War

[Ha'aretz] Shahar Ilan - Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Monday told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that Hizbullah has more rockets today than it did prior to the Second Lebanon War last summer. According to a source who was present at the meeting, Barak was referring to both long-range and short-range rockets, and said that the rockets are situated north of the Litani River, but within striking range of Israel. In regard to the tense relationship between Israel and Syria, Barak said that he can sense that the tension is beginning to dissipate.

2007-08-28 01:00:00

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