extract: Or if, vice versa, Israel takes action in the north and Iran bombs it? If Israel attacks Lebanon, Iran will not intervene directly. It doesn't have to. Hezbollah is now armed with missiles, not mere rockets, that can precisely target what it wants to hit in Tel Aviv and the airport. One thing Israel can be sure of though is Hezbollah, unlike the IDF, will not use white phophorous or cluster bombs in civilian populated ares.
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from the article: Dubai hit - another move in the Israel-Iran cold war