Tag Archives: Lebanon

“The deal is being rammed through, just weeks before the Israeli elections—in violation of Israeli constitutional rules—because the Biden administration and Hezbollah understand the desperation and weakness of the Lapid-Bennett government”

JNS Netanyahu: Lapid ‘surrendered’ to Hezbollah with Lebanon border deal October 2, 2022 …Professor Eugene Kontorovich, director of International Law at the Jerusalem-based Kohelet Policy Forum, told JNS that the proposed natural gas agreement between Israel and Lebanon represents “a … Continue reading

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Glick: Rather than stand with Israel against Hezbollah, the Biden administration is siding with Hezbollah—Iran’s Lebanese foreign legion against Israel

JNS Israel’s Choice: Independence or Appeasement Caroline Glick September 23, 2022 Caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid and his supporters in the media went berserk Tuesday after Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out against the gas deal the Biden administration is … Continue reading

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“It is possible that in the absence of an agreement in the coming weeks that would regulate the maritime borders between Israel and Lebanon, Hezbollah would be interested in fighting against Israel”

JPOST Israel must prepare for a military operation against Hezbollah Omer Dosri August 24, 2022 In recent months, Israel has been negotiating to settle maritime border registration with Lebanon. This negotiation, which has known difficulties – and included new and … Continue reading

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“Hezbollah’s provocation on Saturday can be viewed as a warning to Israel and energy companies that it has the capability of disrupting gas and oil extractions in the disputed area by military means”

FDD’S LONG WAR JOURNAL Hezbollah Drones Shot Down by IDF Near Disputed Gas Field Joe Truzman July 3, 2022 On Saturday afternoon three Hezbollah drones were shot down by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) after they approached Israel’s economic waters. … Continue reading

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Senior delegation of German Bundestag Defense Committee visited the Lebanese border, where members were briefed on threats posed by Hezbollah

JNS Germany interested in possibility of buying Arrow 3, UAVs from Israel Yaakov Lappin April 1, 2022 Germany is interested in the possibility of purchasing air- and missile-defense systems, in addition to unmanned aerial vehicles, from the State of Israel, … Continue reading

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The Lebanese are making it clear that they do not want Hamas — or any other Palestinian group — to drag them into another war with Israel.

GATESTONE Lebanon: Do Not Let the Palestinians Destroy Our Country by Khaled Abu Toameh December 29, 2021 It appears that the Palestinians are determined to continue their fight against Israel until the last Arab. For decades, the Palestinians have used … Continue reading

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“It will start without warning. And the consequences are likely to be enormous”

TABLET MAG The Next Lebanon War by Matti Friedman September 9, 2021 …What’s different this summer is that some of the important changes on the Lebanese side have become easier to see. Lebanon has long been a husk of a … Continue reading

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Guarantees on paper, as diplomatically wordsmithed as they may be, have proved meaningless

JNS As Afghanistan collapses, Israel learns the value of international ‘security guarantees’ by Amir Avivi and Or Yissachar September 12, 2021 …Further still, guarantees on paper, as diplomatically wordsmithed as they may be, were given to both the Afghani and … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale for all: “The Lebanese are living through a terrible economic experiment”

SPECTATOR What happens when your currency collapses? by Paul Wood June 23, 2021 I’m a millionaire. A million in crisp, new bills is stacked up on the table in front of me. Unfortunately, it’s Lebanese lira and cost me about … Continue reading

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Lebanese social media user comments: “If you love Iran so bad, why don’t you go there and leave us the f*** alone?”

GATESTONE Lebanon Wants an End to Iranian Occupation by Khaled Abu Toameh January 15, 2021 Iran’s recent announcement that it intends to use Lebanon as a “forefront” for waging war on Israel has enraged many Lebanese, who say that the time … Continue reading

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