Friday, July 1, 2016
Hezbollah Wages an Existential Battle in Syria
Nasrallah would add that the US and its regional allies were preparing to flood Syria with thousands of additional terrorist proxies in a bid to seize Aleppo. He also pointed out how the so-called "ceasefire" was used by various US-Saudi backed terrorist groups to retrench and prepare for the next phase of fighting.
Since Hezbollah's actual purpose for being is the defense of Lebanon - it is not difficult to see why it has invested itself so heavily in the war raging in neighboring Syria.
The belligerence of Israel's current regime is only one of many threats that loom large over Lebanon's future. The expansion of extremist groups ranging from Al Nusra and Al Qaeda, to the Islamic State, fueled by US, Saudi, Turkish, Qatari, and Jordanian cash, arms, and political backing, is another. It constitutes an existential threat not only to Syria, but to its neighbors including Lebanon.
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