IDF Prepares for Hizbullah Invasion

(Israel Defense) Or Heller - Some 45% of Hizbullah's regular fighting forces are currently deployed in Syria. While it is gaining military experience, the number of its combat fighters as well as morale are declining. At the same time, Hizbullah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah continues to brag about "conquering the Galilee," with the tactical maps behind him reflecting Hizbullah's intention to invade the cities of northern Israel. A senior IDF officer on the Lebanese border says, "Hizbullah can produce a company-level attack with a holding force, they can operate with UAVs, tanks and artillery." The Israel-Lebanon border abounds with thick vegetation that provides ideal cover for a Hizbullah force planning a ground attack. In response, Israel has been clearing afforested areas and erecting a man-made cliff that rises to a height of 5-7 meters.

2016-08-10 00:00:00

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