Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and other Iranian leaders make so many shocking statements that many people focus only on their words. But the real action and cause for concern lie in their deeds. Iran is embarking on an increasingly aggressive campaign of diplomacy that would be replete with irony were it not so dangerous.
You think Israel is the only country facing Hezbollah terror? Think again; according to Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC), the group may be active along the Southwestern U.S. border – maybe she thinks they're infiltrating alongside beheading-crazed illegal aliens and Mexicans bent on the “reconquista.”
U.S. military aid serves a variety of purposes. Sometimes – as in the case of Israel – it is intended to help a close ally defend itself; other times, it is meant mostly to keep a bad situation from getting worse.
Hezbollah seen as possible provocateur in clash between Israeli and Lebanese armies, but larger conflict seen unlikely as peace talks near.
Hezbollah may have instigated the most serious border clash between Israeli and Lebanese troops in four years Tuesday, a skirmish that killed one Israeli soldier and four Lebanese. But one Middle East expert believes the conflict is not likely to escalate.
This long hot summer is a lot more than just sweltering temperatures on America’s East Coast. New rocket attacks against Israeli targets and Tuesday’s big flare-up along the Israel-Lebanon border point to a region precariously close to yet another deadly war.
There has been a steady and disturbing barrage of reports lately prediciting another war, sooner rather than later, between Israel and Hezbollah, the militant Islamic group that controls most of southern Lebanon and is firmly entrenched in the Lebanese parliament.
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- A group of Israelis has filed a $1.2 billion lawsuit in U.S. federal court against the Al Jazeera news network.
Ninety-one Israeli plaintiffs, civilians who were injured during the monthlong 2006 Second Lebanon War or are relatives of victims, are charging in their suit that the Qatar-based network's war coverage was designed to help Hezbollah. Al Jazeera has offices in New York.
The NYPD's counterterrorism personnel are keeping "a close eye on Hezbollah" in the wake of recent clashes between the Iran-backed militia and Israel in Lebanon, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly told Jewish community leaders in a briefing Tuesday to discuss security issues before the High Holy Days.
As Israeli troops pushed deeper inside Lebanon at midweek in their battle against Hezbollah terrorists, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed that the fighting would continue until international combat troops moved into southern Lebanon, something some Israeli analysts doubt will occur.
“I don’t think there is going to be an international force,” said Gerald Steinberg, a professor of political science at Bar-Ilan University. “There will be some sort of cease-fire declaration, but no international force.”