Report: Hizbullah Training Lebanese Armed Forces

[Jerusalem Post] Lebanese defense officials believe there is a secret pact between Hizbullah and top officers in the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the Kuwaiti paper Asiyassa reported on Monday. According to the account, a LAF battalion will operate within the Hizbullah framework and have independence and access to the group's arsenal. Israel reportedly gave the U.S. and European governments information on July 1 which proves Hizbullah was training dozens of LAF soldiers to fight alongside the Shiite militia.

2009-07-28 06:00:00

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