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. . .
Reformists are in the lead in Iranian parliamentary elections (dpa)
from the article: MESS Report / Nobody wants war, but Israel-Lebanon border is heating up