IDF: Iran May Initiate Hizbullah Attack If Pressured by Anti-Government Protests

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Katz - Tehran could activate Hizbullah forces to attack Israel along the northern border in an effort to stave off domestic pressures within Iran, according to assessments in the IDF's Northern Command. The concern is that if the regime in Tehran feels under pressure due to anti-government demonstrations, it will try to initiate an attack on an Israeli target - either overseas or near the border - to divert attention from its own troubles.

2011-02-22 00:00:00

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