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“War Is Coming To Southern Lebanon” – Lindsey Graham Warns Israel Is Planning An Invasion

February 28th, 2018 | by Richard Paul
“War Is Coming To Southern Lebanon” – Lindsey Graham Warns Israel Is Planning An Invasion
Business and Finance

Seems the Middle East continues to be dragged into a regional conflict as the days keep moving forward towards the Jerusalem anniversary this coming May, as according to Zero hedge, from mounting pressures within Congress pushing matters further along;


“The Israeli threat shouldn’t be taken likely. Over the past year, reporting from the region has exposed an Israeli shadow campaign –conducted in partnership with former foe Saudi Arabia – to push back against Iranian influence in the region, including the implicit threat of military violence.

Saudi Arabia famously forced the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri late last year, only to see him return to Beirut and put his resignation on hold.

Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to visit the White House next week, even though his administration is once again mired in scandal and his country’s police force has recommended that he be indicted.

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In response to Graham’s comments, Lebanon President Michel Aoun condemned the Israeli regime’s repeated violations of Lebanon’s sovereignty, saying Beirut is prepared to counter any potential Israeli threat or violation.

Lebanon is keen on maintaining stability and calm in South Lebanon, but it is also ready to defend itself shall Israel carry out an assault,” Aoun said in a meeting with UN Under-Secretary General Jean-Pierre Lacroix in Beirut on Monday.

Meanwhile, Hezbollah, which helped the Lebanese army defend the nation against two bloody Israeli wars in 2000 and 2006, has promised to defend the rights of its homeland in oil and gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean region against any new Israeli aggression.”


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Tyler Durden

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