Sunday, November 08, 2009

Hezbollah gears up for more war

From The Guardian Observer, Sunday 8 November 2009, by Mitchell Prothero and Peter Beamont:

Hezbollah is rapidly rearming in preparation for a new conflict with Israel....

Last week, Israeli commandos seized a ship in the Mediterranean loaded with almost 400 tonnes of rockets and small arms ...being sent from Iran to its Hezbollah allies. ...Hezbollah fighters have been busy reinforcing fixed defence positions north of the Litani river.

Having lost many of its bunkers in the south, Hezbollah is preparing a new strategy to defend villages there. ...senior commanders have done little to disguise the scale of rearmament. "Sure, we are rearming, we have even said that we have far more rockets and missiles than we did in 2006," said a Hezbollah commander, speaking on condition of anonymity....
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