February 1, 2013

Lebanon First Act of Iran-Israel War

Jonathan Schanzer, Globe and Mail

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“Do you remember South Lebanon? All of Lebanon is now South Lebanon.” These were the words of a senior Israeli official in a closed-door meeting in Jerusalem on Tuesday, just hours before Israel warplanes attacked a truck convoy suspected of carrying advanced weapons systems from Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon.

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TAGGED: Iran, Lebanon, Israel


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January 24, 2013
Israel Takes Finger Off Iran War Trigger
Christian Science Monitor
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Time for Obama's Nixon Moment on Iran
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The Day the Shah Left
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