Thursday, January 29, 2009

Escalation: Israel foils Hizballah attack in...Europe

Go back to sleep: it can't happen here....can it? "Israel foils Hizbullah attack in Europe," by Yaakov Katz for the Jerusalem Post, January 28 (thanks to Andy Bostom):

Israeli intelligence agencies recently succeeded in thwarting a major Hizbullah terror attack against an Israeli target in Europe, Channel 2 reported Wednesday, citing security officials. . The attack was reportedly thwarted by Israel in conjunction with a European intelligence agency.

Hizbullah planned the attack to avenge the February 2008 assassination of arch-terrorist Imad Mughniyeh in Damascus, the report said.

Last week, Defense Minister Ehud Barak ordered Israeli security services to raise their level of alertness out of fear that Hizbullah would increase its efforts to launch an attack against an Israeli or Jewish target abroad ahead of the first anniversary of Mughniyeh's assassination on February 12....

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