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The Significance of the First Hizbullah Attack against Israeli Forces since 2006

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Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira, October 12, 2014

For the first time since the Second Lebanon War in 2006, Hizbullah claimed responsibility for an attack against Israeli forces – in the Shabaa Farms region of the Israeli-Syrian-Lebanese border.
It appears that at this stage neither Iran nor Hizbullah are interested in changing the balance of forces with Israel. It should be stressed that Hizbullah’s restraint in confronting Israel comes primarily from an Iranian decision and not because of any Israeli deterrence.
Iran’s policy on the use of force by Hizbullah, based on providing clear targets for Hizbullah’s long-range and short-range missiles, is meant to deter Israel from attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Shebaa Farms – The Significance of the First Hizbullah Attack against Israeli Forces since 2006
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