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I weep: Syrian rebels attack Hizbullah camps

Posted by: Phineas on February 22, 2013 at 3:28 pm » 12 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Okay, maybe not so much weeping as wishing for popcorn. Syrian rebels have reportedly bombed two compounds operated by the Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah, the main Syrian opposition group announced Thursday. The Free Syrian Army (FSA) claims its forces bombed Hezbollah facilities in Lebanon and Syria, a cross-border raid that indicates the […]


Israel blasts Syrian convoy in Lebanon: was it carrying chemical weapons?

Posted by: Phineas on January 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas If PJM’s Barry Rubin is right, it’s the development many have feared: a desperate, vengeful Bashar Assad giving WMDs to the genocidal jihadists of Hizbullah: It has been reported that a number of Israeli planes flew over Lebanon and attacked a convoy near the Syrian-Lebanese border. The fact that this comes shortly […]


A strategic game-changer in the Near East? A recipe for war? Or both?

Posted by: Phineas on October 26, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas I wrote last June about major oil and natural gas finds in the Eastern Mediterranean that would be a boon to Israel if they played out. Today at (the renamed) PJMedia, Jonathan Spyer interviews Israeli journalist Amiram Barkat regarding other major natural gas (and maybe oil) finds under the nearby Mediterranean seabed […]


Hizbullah takes over Lebanon

Posted by: Phineas on January 25, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Or maybe that should read “Iran takes over Lebanon,” since the Shiite terror organization is a creation of and cats-paw for Tehran. Regardless, that possible war I wrote about a few days ago just took a big step closer to reality: Saad Hariri, whose government was toppled after the Shiite movement Hezbollah […]


The next war in Lebanon will be a big one

Posted by: Phineas on January 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Lebanese government collapsed last week when the ministers belonging to Hizbullah, the Shiite terrorist organization founded by Iran and patronized by Syria (itself an Iranian client), withdrew from the Cabinet of Prime Minister Saad Hariri in what amounts to a soft coup. Regardless of the publicly stated reasons given by Hizbullah, […]


The return of the Axis of Evil

Posted by: Phineas on January 17, 2011 at 2:22 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Michael Ledeen looks at events around the world and sees a coordinated message being sent to the US: we’re going to take you down: Obama’s getting kicked around from Lebanon to China, but nobody seems to notice the pattern. Why shouldn’t we think that the near-simultaneous attacks — China’s humiliation of Defense […]


Hezbollah Helen: Jews need to “go back to Poland and Germany” (UPDATE: THOMAS “APOLOGIZES”)

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2010 at 4:28 pm » 30 Comments

What I have to say about this really isn’t for public consumption (via @Rhetorican and other Twitter friends): Surprised? Don’t be. And this woman is still a member of the official WH Press Corps because …? Update – 7:32 PM: Thomas posted this on her website (via @snarkandboobs): Helen Thomas issued the following statement today: […]


Anti-Syria Christian cabinet minister assassinated in Lebanon

Posted by: ST on November 21, 2006 at 10:07 am » 6 Comments

I wonder who did it? Well, not really, as it’s easy to guess, but here’s the story nevertheless: BEIRUT, Lebanon – Prominent anti-Syrian Christian politician Pierre Gemayel was assassinated in a suburb of Beirut on Tuesday, his Phalange Party radio station and Lebanon’s official news agency reported. The shooting will certainly heighten the political tension […]


A summary of the Fauxtography scandal and why conservatives don’t trust the MSM

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 9:11 am » 7 Comments

Good morning, ya’ll This month has been a bad month for the embattled MSM in terms of their ‘trustworthiness’ (what little bit they had left). Mary Katharine Ham explains why, with links galore to the various fake/staged/doctored photo scandals that have been uncovered by conservative bloggers this month. She sums up why conservatives so distrust […]


How terrorists use our own media against us – part II

Posted by: ST on August 24, 2006 at 6:59 pm » 2 Comments

Malkin’s all over the latest in fake photography coming out of the war between Israel and Hezbollah. Post snips won’t do it justice, so just click here to read all about it. Here’s the key link from her post: The Red Cross Ambulance Incident: How the Media Legitimized an Anti-Israel Hoax and Changed the Course […]