Hizbullah's Military Deployment along Israel's Border Increases the Risks of Escalation

(Institute for National Security Studies-Tel Aviv University) Brig.-Gen. (res.) Assaf Orion - Since the end of the Second Lebanon War in 2006, Hizbullah's capabilities have strengthened both quantitatively and qualitatively, and its rocket arsenal has increased more than ten-fold. Hizbullah's military deployment and operations in southern Lebanon and along Israel's border entail significant risks of escalation, and these demand concerted and consistent efforts to contain them and roll them back. The writer served as head of the Strategic Division in the Planning Directorate of the IDF General Staff (2010-2015).

2020-05-22 00:00:00

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