July 20, 2012

Bulgaria Attack a Sign of Hezbollah Weakness

Max Boot, Commentary Magazine

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Hezbollah’s alleged role in carrying out the Burgas bombing shows how dangerous the organization remains. Not for nothing did the former American defense official Rich Armitage once call it the “A-Team” of terrorism...

At the same time that Hezbollah is baring its fangs, however, it is also displaying its vulnerability.

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TAGGED: Hezbollah, Bashar al-Assad, Syria, Israel, Bulgaria


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