Friday, September 18, 2015

"Revolution" in Lebanon: From Piles of Trash to Piles of Rubble

The ultimate goal is to create chaos in Lebanon sufficient enough to disrupt Hezbollah's operations regionally against the army of terrorist the US and its regional allies, including supporters of "YouStink!" helped organize as far back as 2007. As in the past, protests in Lebanon are aimed not at improving the future of the Lebanese people, but aimed instead at disrupting the stability of neighboring Syria.
What follows these disingenuous protests is likely a rerun of what followed the so-called "Cedar Revolution" in 2005. After that admittedly US-backed protest and the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Lebanon, Israel conducted extensive air raids and even a ground invasion of the country in the following year. Despite the impression that the "Cedar Revolution" left Lebanon particularly vulnerable, US-backed Israeli operations against Lebanon ended catastrophically for Tel Aviv. The air campaign failed to achieve any strategic or even tactical objectives and the ground invasion was essentially repelled with Israel calling off the operation before reaching the Litani River - the stated objective of Israeli ground forces.
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