What do you think are Israel's goals when it comes to Lebanon? Israel doesn't have any gripe with Lebanon, all Israel wants from Lebanon is the peaceful and quiet border, nothing else. Hezbollah on the other hand, openly states it's goal is the destruction of "zionist entity". Does this leave any uncertainty as to who is initiating violence is who is responding?
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from the article: Five years after war, Israel-Lebanon border is quieter than ever