that the Israelis want to attack Lebano because during Lebanon2 it was percieved to have lost, and Operation Cast Lead did not renew the socalled deterrence. The biggest clue was last week when Israel complained about static bombs placed 1000 metres inside Lebanon from the border with Israel. Israel is using 1701 to prevent Lebanon having the means to defend itself. Plus Netanyahu will want a war to avoide the peace process, and he cannot fulfill his election promise to attack Iran.
Woman moderately wounded by firebomb thrown at her car in north J'lem (Haaretz)
from the article: Report: Turkey warns Lebanon that Israel may be planning attack