Israel has always coveted the land up to the Litani River. It is not about defense, it is about expansion. Much like Hitler with his Leibensraum. You subterfuge is obvious and the world is growing sick of it. Better to make a decent peace with your neighbors. The tide is beginning to turn. . .
Three Jews arrested in Damascus Gate in E. Jerusalem after attacking residents, police (Haaretz)
from the article: MESS Report / Nobody wants war, but Israel-Lebanon border is heating up