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    • James
    • 03.06.13 | 16:12 (IDT)

    The only reason Israel violates Lebanese airspace is simply because it can and there isn't much Lebanon can do about it. It is no wonder Hezbollah is seen as a credible alternative to the Lebanese army in maintaining any semblance of dignity left to the Lebanese people. If Hezbollah end up acquiring air defence weapons, all Israeli flights over Lebanon will stop. The question is how long before these weapons get into the hand of Hezbollah and then Israeli planes become moribund at their air bases.

    from the article: Report: Israeli warplanes flying over south and east Lebanon
    First published 13:45 02.06.13 | Last updated 13:45 02.06.13
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