Israel shifts defense focus after Arab Spring

By PAUL COLSEY, CNN— Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a major review of the country’s defense strategy on Wednesday, as the embattled regional power tries to adapt to a post-Arab Spring world. Netanyahu took the rare step of summoning the entire Cabinet to discuss the new five-year strategy, his office said. “We must be…

'Family-Friendly' Hizbullah Terror Theme park

By RACHEL HIRSHFELD, ARUTZ 7— Designed to indoctrinate children and the Western world with a reverence for jihadi terrorism, Hizbullah has built a multi-million dollar theme park that espouses “martyrdom” against Israel. The newly created “Hizbullah theme park,” located in the Lebanese city of Mleeta, features barbed wire, tanks, rockets, archive video footage and an…

Iran's nuclear program designed to 'finish off' Israel, Hezbollah MP says

By ILAN BEN ZION, TIMES OF ISRAEL— Hezbollah MP Walid Sakariya told Lebanese television this week that the nuclear weapon Iran is allegedly developing is intended to annihilate Israel. In a segment recorded and translated by MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research Institute), Sakariya, also a retired general, told his interviewer on Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV…

Why Israel could strike Iran before November

By GIULIO MEOTTI, FRONTPAGEMAG— If the Obama administration still vehemently opposes an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities for fear of hampering his chances for reelection, the latest Debka report reveals that Tehran is closer than ever to an atomic bomb. “The months of negotiations with the six world powers were happily used by Iran…