Analysts have confirmed that the Israelis carried out the strikes in Syria by deliberately using scheduled airline departures and arrivals as cover to foil the improved and upgraded Syrian air defenses.
In what could set the entire Middle East ablaze, and involve both the United States and Russia, former pentagon official Michael Maloof shares exclusive details about Israel’s plan of attack against Hezbollah. Rick Sanchez maps out what the geopolitical consequences of such an action would be for the region and the world.
The Israeli prime minister has announced that Tel Aviv would have to operate inside Lebanon to thwart what he called Hezbollah attack tunnels. However, Lebanese officials have warned Israel that any aggression against the country won’t go unanswered.
Lebanon accuses Israel of seeking a pretext to attack the Arab country. Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil rejected as false, Israel’s claim that there are missile sites belonging to Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah in Lebanon. Bassil urged foreign ambassadors to respond to such accusations by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He also took the foreign envoys on a tour of at least one of the locations in Beirut. In his address to the UN General Assembly on Thursday, Netanyahu accused Hezbollah of having secret missile sites in Beirut. He pledged to take action against Lebanon.
Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the history of the ongoing conflict between Palestine and Israel. Independent journalist and author Alison Weir talks about her book, “Against Our Better Judgement: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel,” and shares insight from her travels to the Israeli occupied territories.