by Dr. Mordechai Nisan
Radical Islam is transnational and Lebanon is one of its targets. The only way to save Lebanon is by military means.
Lebanon is tittering between political bombast and trembling fear. While Hizbullah deputy-head Naim Kassem threatens Israel with missile attacks, the Beirut politicians including Prime Minister Saad Hariri, hear with trepidation Israeli threats to “destroy the infrastructures” of Lebanon, and not only Hizbullah sites, in the next round of fighting. Israeli Minister Yossi Peled cautioned that the next round after the summer war of 2006 is most likely in the offing during 2010.
It is not Israel which is the cause of the persistent slide toward warfare, for she would be content with a quiet border. It is Lebanon, most specifically ‘Hizbullah-bulling’
These forces undermine and destroy domestic regimes that are deemed religiously unworthy of political legitimacy.
Lebanon that is committed to jihad and a changed status quo. This situation offers no
escape from a military confrontation
These forces undermine and destroy domestic regimes that are deemed religiously unworthy of political legitimacy…