Iran Arms Manufacturing Facilities in Lebanon Pose New Threat

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - Reports that Iran is building facilities to make advanced rockets inside Lebanon constitutes a "whole new kind of threat," Hagai Tzuriel, director-general of Israel's Intelligence Ministry, said Monday. It means that the Iranians and Hizbullah are trying to overcome the difficulty of transferring arms over land through Syria to Lebanon by manufacturing them locally. Today, the most important strategic issue in the region for Israel is not Iran's nuclear capability, but rather "Iran in the region," Tzuriel said.

2017-04-04 00:00:00

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