Is Israel preparing to attack Lebanon?

General (Ret) James David wrote the intro to the following article as he is mentioned on the cover of the third edition of former Republican Congressman Paul Findley’s ‘They Dare Speak Out’ book about the power/influence of the pro-Israel lobby (AIPAC and similar) on the US political system and media (CNN’s Wolf Blitzer is an example as he has been associated with AIPAC as well!) – keep in mind that Israel going after Hezbollah in Lebanon would be in accordance with the ‘A Clean Break’ agenda that the Iraq invasion was based on (access the ‘A Clean Break’ link at the top right side of http://NEOCONZIONISTTHREAT.COM as well):

 

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 12:28 PM
From: General James David (Ret)
 
Here we go again!  The warmongers, Israel, is doing its best to go to war with Lebanon again in order to wipe the embarrassment they suffered in the last war with Hezbollah.  Now, these bastards are doing their best to provoke the Lebanese, and especially Hezbollah, to fire the first shot so as to justfiy Israel’s invasion.  There
are confirmed reports of advancing Israeli tanks in the Sheba Farms area.  Six Israeli jets have entered Lebanese airspace and have circled the area.  It seems that these Israeli Jews are never happy unless they have war in their blood.  And then they have the nerve to accuse Arabs of trying to wipe Israel off the map.  Poor little souls. 
 
 
Last update - 20:33 28/07/2009
Report: Lebanon army raises alert along border with Israel
By Jack Khoury, Haaretz Correspondent
Tags: Israel news, Hezbollah 
 
 
 
The official Lebanese news agency reported on Tuesday that the Lebanese army had declared a state of high alert and deployed forces along the border with Israel.According to the report, the high alert was declared in response to the advancing of Israeli tanks in the Shaba farms area. Reportedly, four Israeli tanks had advanced toward an area called Hassan Kasar, where there is an entrance gate to Lebanon.The news agency said that the Lebanese army deployed its forces in order to “be prepared to face the Israeli enemy.”

 

 
 

The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) also responded to the moves and raised its alert level in the area while monitoring the situation from both sides, the news agency said.
Furthermore, the news agency went on to report, six Israeli aircraft had entered Lebanese airspace and circled the area.

The Hezbollah-linked television network Al Manar reported meanwhile that the commander of the UNIFIL forces, Claudio Graziano, met on Monday with southern Lebanese community leaders and two parliament members affiliated with Hezbollah and the Shi’ite Amal movement.

According to the report, the meeting was convened in order to voice criticism over UNIFIL’s conduct following an explosion at an arms cache near the border earlier this month. Israel has argued that the explosion was caused by “an arms cache that consisted of Hezbollah arms, including rockets, mortars, artillery shells, grenades, and additional ammunition which had been brought to the area following the Second Lebanon War.” Lebanon, on the other hand, now says that the explosion took place at an uncompleted structure in the village that stored “arms left behind by the Israelis” during the 34-day war.

During the meeting, Al Manar went on to say, Hezbollah representatives warned the UNIFIL commander that southern Lebanon was under the sole authority of the Lebanese army and the Lebanese government, not UNIFIL. The criticism comes after UNIFIL complained that the Lebanese army blocked its troops from the site of the explosion following the incident.

The report also said that upon the conclusion of the meeting, those in attendance met with local residents in effort to restore the good relations between UNIFIL and the locals in southern Lebanon.

 

 

 

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