Fighting in Syria Doesn’t Remove the Threat of Hezbollah to Israel
The prolonged quiet on the border poses a problem for Hezbollah, since it questions the main excuse it has for continuing to keep its weapons after other militias in Lebanon were disarmed – protecting Lebanon from Israel.
On December 12, 2005 the new chief of staff, Dan Halutz, summed up intelligence assessments for 2006. In his first months in office, Halutz had focused on finalizing the plan for disengaging from Gaza and the...
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