Fortunes of War
Some really interesting headlines from Pajamas Media. The most interesting from the oeprational view was the reported heliborne insertion into the Bekaa. From the political point of view, make sure to read about the mysterious and long gap between the IAF bombing and building collapse. I knew the Hezbollah were low. If what's implied is true, could they be that low?
13:30 PDT Israel hits Beirut - Damascus road at border with Syrian border. (Ynet )
13:20 PDT Lebanon Opens Fire: “Lebanese army soldiers opened fire on IDF helicopters attempting to land in the Bekaa Valley Sunday night and prevented them from landing, according to Lebanese sources quoted by Reuters News Agency.” (INN)
1:57 PDT The Qana Gap: “IDF continuing to check difficult incident at Qana village, and attempting to account for strange gap between time of the strike on the building – midnight – and eight in the morning, when the building collapsed.” ( Ynet )
10:40 PDT The Qana Rocket Battery: “Chief of the IDF Operations Branch, Maj. Gen. Gadi Eisnkot, said in a press conference that “the IDF operated against terrorist target in Qana. The village has been used, since the onset of the confrontation, as a refuge for terror and a launch site for some 150 rockets at Israel, in some 30 volleys.” (Ynet)