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Hezbollah Surveillance Capability Discoveries Raise Questions About Future Plans

February 27, 2013 1:40 am 1 comment

Terrorist attack aftermath in Burgas, Bulgaria. Photo: Dano Monkotovic/FLASH90

Washington Post – The Israeli tourists on Arkia Airlines Flight 161 from Tel Aviv could not have known it, but their arrival in Cyprus July 6 was watched closely. A pair of trained eyes counted each passenger as the group exited the plane and boarded a shuttle, headed for resorts that had also been carefully studied and mapped.

The bearded foreigner who silently tracked the Israelis had done his work well. He knew where the visitors would sleep, shop and eat. He knew how many security guards patrolled their hotel parking lots and how long it would take police to arrive from the station down the street.

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  • Jerry Hersch

    If and when Assad fall -he and his cohorts will retreat to the Mediterranean litoral theat streches along the coast from the Turkish border to the Israeli border.Once they are there they will be near imposible to dislodge.Only active..proactive intervention will be able to preevnt this..and it maymean a lot more than the “panty raid” of the last Southern Lebanon experience.
    Even if there is some assist from within lebanon the Syrian coast itself will provide Assad haven-not only Assad by a haven for Iran’s interest as well..this is an area that is beyond israel’s ground capability so that another source ofintervention must be near at hand..the time window will be miniscule.

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