French Troops in Lebanon on the Alert

[Le Figaro-France] Arnaud de La Grange - The attack that claimed the lives of six UN soldiers on Sunday is causing the utmost concern to French troops deployed in southern Lebanon. It is curious that a real jihadist threat has materialized specifically in southern Lebanon, since Westerners could be hit in Beirut or elsewhere. In southern Lebanon Hizbullah is everywhere and controls everything. Moreover, the attack occurred in Khiam, a Hizbullah stronghold. Did Hizbullah allow the attack to take place, or did it steer the attack by remote control?

2007-06-28 01:00:00

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