IDF Chief: Hizbullah Suffering from Crisis of Morale

(Ynet News) Yoav Zitun - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Wednesday that while Hizbullah's involvement in the Syrian civil war allowed its fighters to gain significant operational experience, it sparked a crisis affecting both the group's finances and its fighters' morale. Eisenkot asserted that Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah's recent threats were meant to maintain the status quo with Israel as he sees it. Eisenkot said that, at present, he does not see a willingness among Israel's enemies both on the northern front and in Gaza to initiate a military campaign against Israel.

2017-02-23 00:00:00

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