Road to Hizbullah goes through pre-emptive strike - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jonathan S
    • 31.10.07 | 23:37 (IST)

    General Kaplinsky called rightly a few days ago for a pre-emptive strike to destroy the menacing build-up at the Northern front. Hizbullah has through the cooperation of UNIFIL today more weapons than it had ever before. However they have still not recovered from their huge losses last summer and are drafting 14 years old. With the help of Iranians and North Koreans, Hizbullah is building a giant tunnel system to hide and to launch terror activities deep inside Israel. It is better to take it out now, later one the casualties among the civilian population will be much higher. And of course the missile menace built up primarily by Iran to be able to continue with the nuclear bomb program should be crippled BEFORE the Iranian threat will be eliminated. Practically the same is going on in Gaza, where Hamas under Iranian guidance is building a regular army with anti-tank and anti-aircraft units and a giant tunnel system.

    from the article: Israel to UN: Hezbollah has tripled its land-to-sea missile arsenal
    First published 00:00 31.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.10.07
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