Hezbollah's position of strength as official actor in both the political and military spheres is a direct reasult of Israeli's failure to destroy Hezbollah in 2006. That was the objective and the failure could not have been greater. What Israel faces now is the result of its own doing... the rest is mere noise.
Trump: Middle East would be more stable if Saddam, Gaddafi still in power (Reuters)
from the article: Syria gave advanced M-600 missiles to Hezbollah, defense officials claim