Pending Israel-Lebanon Maritime Border Deal Is a Win-Win

(Ynet News) Ron Ben Yishai - Iran-backed Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah can claim he strong-armed Israel into submission with his threats to attack the Israeli gas rigs. He can say he alone is the protector of Lebanon. That is not true. Israel already approved plans to begin production at the Karish site and the IDF has already taken the necessary steps to ensure its security. A law passed in 2010 prohibits any Israeli government from conceding Israeli territory without bringing it to a referendum, but that law does not refer to maritime borders.

2022-10-03 00:00:00

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