Israel: Western Aid to Lebanese Army Could End Up with Hizbullah

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - Israel has launched a diplomatic campaign to impress upon countries providing military assistance to Lebanon that any equipment and technology it provides the Beirut government is likely to fall into Hizbullah's hands. The main concern is weaponry being provided or pledged by the U.S., including aircraft, tanks, artillery, small boats, infantry weapons, ammunition, Humvees and cargo trucks. The U.S. is expected to provide the Lebanese army with 12 Raven unmanned reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft in the coming months.

2010-01-11 08:17:46

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