Others include major waterways, dams or financialinstitutions, and any attack has the potential to cause catastrophicloss of lifeand lead to severe economic chaos and political unrest inthe form of second and third order effects. Joint work by state and local law enforcementagencies could prove profitable in the intelligence arena, as well. You must be logged in to post a comment.
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Search. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. In December, Israel accused Hezbollah of digging cross-border tunnels into its territory from southern Lebanon and launched an operation to destroy them. According to the army, Hezbollah had planned to use the tunnels to kidnap or kill civilians or soldiers, and to seize a slice of Israeli territory in the event of any hostilities. The IDF did not give a total figure for the tunnels found, though it announced in January that six were destroyed during the course of the operation.
Israel last fought a war with Hezbollah in , but tensions along the northern border have remained high. Israel has carried out airstrikes in Syria for years, to prevent weapons transfers to the Iran-backed terror group. For ten years the cell engaged in military training and raised millions of dollars through illegal activity to support terrorists around the world.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Flap copy Before September 11, , one terrorist group had killed more Americans than any other: Hezbollah, the "Party of God. Yet little has been known about its inner workings, past successes, and future plans-until now. Written by an accomplished journalist and a law-enforcement expert, "Lightning Out of Lebanon is a chilling and essential addition to our understanding of the external and internal threats to America.
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In disturbing detail, it portrays the degree to which Hezbollah has infiltrated this country and the extent to which it intends to do us harm. Its truck-bomb attack against the U.
Marine barracks in Beirut killed soldiers-the largest peacetime loss ever for the U. Since then, among other atrocities, Hezbollah has murdered Americans at the U.
The story of how FBI special agent Rick Schwein captured him in is a brilliantly researched and written account. Yet the past is only prologue in theunsettling odyssey of Hezbollah.
Using their exclusive sources in the Middle East and inside the U. Review quote Praise for Lightning Out of Lebanon "Lightning Out of Lebanon is a combination true-crime story, adventure tale, and wake-up call for America. Investigative journalists Barbara Newman and Tom Diaz have detailed the activities of the Lebanese-based Hezbollah terrorist organization in the United States and if you thought al Qaeda was the only terrorist group you had to worry about, think again.