Armed with Scud Missiles, Hezbollah fighters announced recently that they are eager for war with Israel and more ready than ever before. The Lebanese terror group Hezbollah is reported to have received over a hundred M600 ballistic missiles from Syria.Remember, this talk of not wanting war is coming from the same people who believe they have divine permission to lie about wanting peace while they re-arm for the next war. Thus, the next war is not a question of if, it's a question of when. At that time, we need to exert some monster-sized pressure on our government to support our ally, Israel. They sure as shootin' aren't going to do it on their own, and they may ignore us then, anyway. They've been doing a lot of that lately, but we still need to do the right thing. Just be ready - it's coming.
The Christian Science Monitor reported:
Nearly four years after Hezbollah fought invading Israeli troops to a standstill in south Lebanon, the militant Shiite group says it's prepared for a fresh conflict and confident of victory.
"We are ready for another war and we eagerly await it," says veteran Hezbollah fighter Abu Hadi on a drive through the Bekaa Valley. "We expect the next war to be short. The Israelis will not be able to endure what we will do to them."
Hezbollah's leadership insists it does not seek a war and that its military preparations are a defense against potential Israeli aggression. Yet, the inconclusive outcome of the 2006 war has stoked a feeling here that another war is inevitable.
War drums have been beating faster in recent weeks amid allegations that Syria has supplied Hezbollah with Scud ballistic missiles – a development that has enraged Israel, forced Lebanese leaders to seek international support, and complicated a gradual US-Syria rapprochement. On May 3, President Obama renewed sanctions on Syria for a year because of its "continuing support for terrorist organizations and pursuit of weapons of mass destruction and missile programs."
Hezbollah's strongholds in the Bekaa Valley are likely to be one of several front lines during another war with Israel – a war that threatens to be far more destructive than the one in July 2006. Hezbollah says lessons learned from that conflict have been implemented, including new battlefield tactics and the acquisition of improved weapons systems, surface-to-surface rockets, and possibly advanced antiaircraft missiles.
And let's pray that Russia and a bunch of Arab nations aren't involved, too.
There's my two cents.