WHAT? Is this for real? Why, yes it is. We have nearly 35 terrorist training camps right here in the USA for crying out loud and we found some at the southern border. Hello?
For weeks, leaders of the Lebanese-based terrorist group Hizballah have been waging an international extortion campaign. Blood will flow, they promise, if a United Nations tribunal indicts any of its members in connection with the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
“What we do know,” Hizballah’s No. 2 man, Sheikh Naim Qassem told the BBC earlier this month, “is that such an indictment is a warning bell equivalent to lighting the fuse, to igniting the wick for an explosion, and is dangerous for Lebanon.”
Earlier, Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah dismissed the investigation as a tool of the United States and Israel and warned that his organization views cooperation with the tribunal as “an assault on the resistance.”
The tribunal may conclude its work by the end of the year, with as many as six Hizballah officials facing indictment, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Other reports indicate Hizballah and its allies have detailed plans to seize control of Beirut if the indictments are issued. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley has criticized Hizballah for its “attempt to create a false choice between justice and stability.”
While Iran is believed to be its most significant patron, Hizballah has an array of supporters within the United States. Some provide political/propaganda support while others engage in an array of criminal activity, directing the proceeds back to Lebanon.
Whether any of those supporters are willing to do more – and carry out violence for Hizballah – is something that worries counter-terror officials who can’t say for certain how likely such a development might be. [...] go read the rest
The Snooper Report.
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