• Eleven Years After the Second Lebanon War, Is Another Conflict Imminent?

    4 monthes ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Eleven years ago this month, a Hezbollah raid outside of the Israeli border village of Shlomi touched off a fearfully rapid escalation spiral. The Lebanese militant group killed eight Israeli soldiers the night of July 12th, 2006, and abducted two more. Over the next 34 days, the Israel Defense Forces penetrated deep into Lebanon, while also proving itself woefully unprepared to fight a motivated guerrilla army on their own terrain. For its part, Hezbollah launched thousands of rockets into northern Israel, demonstrating the extent of their strategic threat to the Jewish state-while also...
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