The Herald Sun smuggled them out.
Yes, Virginia, that is in fact an AA unit without a single uniformed combatant, parked right in the middle of a residential neighborhood.
Not that any moderate Shia have the power to so much as say ‘hey, move that shit, I live here’ without coming to an abrupt and unfortunate end. It is hard for somebody who lives in a place where almost everything can be talked and negotiated into a positive-sum game (how many times have you been shocked to find a divorcee who is on good terms with his/her adulterous ex-spouse? I can think of two instantly, and I know there’s a third that I can’t put my finger on)….
to comprehend an organization so murderous and rank with evil that they not only do not care about bringing civilian casualties on their own side…
but who consciously and premeditatively bring it about, because they view getting their own people killed as a propaganda victory.
That’s not jihad. Hezbollah are mufsidun holding all of Shia Lebanon hostage to hirabah… and the future vengeance of sectarian Lebanon. (more…)