Israel’s Poker Face

TEL AVIV — There are three new cards in Israel’s game of chance and opportunity with its enemies. The first is the “bomb Iran” card, the second is the “Hezbollah smack-down” card and the third is new Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. In recent days the Israeli press has been all over Hezbollah’s actions along the Israeli/Egyptianborder, where agents of the self-styled Party of God have been allegedly using resource-starved Bedouins to smuggle guns and money into Gaza. There have also been reports of Hezbollah drug smuggling operations into Israel along the Lebanese border. From Israel’s point of view, Iran’s ayatollah’s […]

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