By: psr, 2006-07-23
Since the beginning of the current surge in violence between Israel and Hezbollah, which has caught Lebanon in the middle, I’ve been thinking that this is no incident, and that it has all been carefully planned.
It is well known that Iran and Syria are behind Hezbollah. Iran has been recently the center of attention for its nuclear program. In late June 2006, the foreign policy chief of the European Union (EU) Javier Solana and Ali Larijani, Iran’s negotiator on the nuclear talks, were to have a meeting to discuss a new proposal to reach an agreement. However, Iran cancelled this meeting and postponed it without further explanations.
A few days later, Hezbollah killed eight Israeli soldiers and kidnapped another two. Israel then responded with counterattacks, to which …