Hizbullah Drill Prepares to Occupy the Galilee

(Jerusalem Post) Over 10,000 Hizbullah fighters participated in a military exercise last week in southern Lebanon that included "preparations to conquer the Upper Galilee," the Lebanese newspaper Al-Joumhouria reported Thursday. "This is happening in full coordination with Iran," said Dr. Ely Karmon, a senior researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya's Institute for Counter-Terrorism. "In his last two speeches, [Hizbullah chief Hassan] Nasrallah indicated that he would join an Iranian counter-strike if Israel struck Iran's nuclear program." According to the report, some 2,000 Hizbullah fighters will continue training in Iran.

2012-08-24 00:00:00

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