Dr. Jean-Loup Samaan is a researcher-lecturer of Israel-Hizballah conflict at the NATO Defence College in Rome and former policy adviser for the French Ministry of Defense and a visiting scholar for the RAND, an Israeli advocacy group. In an article, published in Jewish Al-Monitor on February 12, 2013, Samaan claimed that Hizballah’s stockpile of 40,000-80,000 rockets is the “deterrence” which is forcing Israel not to attack Hizballah as it did in Summer 2006, when Hizballah had less than 15,000 rockets. Samaan also claimed that Hizballah has since acquired 4,000 short-to mid-range Iranian missiles through Syria plus Syrian Scud-D ballistic missiles (purchased from Russia three decades ago).
“Both sides understands that a next round would be devastating and that, in the case of Israel, the threat of Hizballah’s missiles cannot be wholly eliminated, the solution has been to bargain detterence, meaning to deter the other party from attacking its homeland by pledging full-scale retaliation,” wrote Jean-Loup Samaan.
What Jean-Loup Samaan was affraid to say – that total devastation of the entire infrastructure and mass-killing of civilian population of the countries Israel has attacked (Gaza, Lebanon, Sudan and Syria), came from the teachings of Jewish Talmud. Samaan also lied that Hizballah used suicide bombers against Israelis. He did not back-up his claim. One cannot expect some Zionist propagandist to acknowledge that it were Israeli suicide bombers who killed former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri in February 2005. Ronen Bergman, a Zionist investigative journalist and author is on record for admitting that Hizballah leader, Sayyed Moussawi, was assassinated by Israelis. Israeli Mossad also assassinated Hizballah leader Imad Moughnieh. But Mossad agents have failed to assassinate Sheikh Nasrallah.
The Jewish army attacked and occupied South Lebanon in the 19880s, even before the establishment of armed Hizballah resistance militia. The Jewish army has fought four major wars with Lebanon and have been violating Lebanese airspace on daily basis since its defeat in 2006.
However, Samaan is not the only expert who believes Israel will think twice before attacking Hizballah. On December 16, 2010, Israeli English daily Ha’aretz had quoted Israel Occupation Force (IOF) Gen. Giora Eiland, former national security adviser to former prime ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert, saying on Army Radio: “Israel does not know how to beat Hezbollah”.
Jeffrey Feltman (a Zionist Jew), former top State Department official and currently Ban Ki-moon’s ME hitman at United Nations, told Maura Connelly, US ambassador in Beirut, that since Israel failed to destroy Hizballah in 2006, he was planning to pin Hariri murder on Hizballah officials and get it disarmed via United Nations’ R-1757.
Both Ehud Olmert and Benjamin Netanyahu have threatened Hizballah and Lebanese government that in the next war, Lebanese would not find Israelis as “civilized” as they’re during the 34-day war of 2006. During that war, Jewish army killed 1,400 Lebanese civilians including 49 Hizballah fighters while inflicting over $10 billion infrastructure damage. The Jewish army , in return, admitted losing 137 of its Jewish soldiers. Alastair Crooke and Mark Perry, claimed in an article published by Asia Times (October 12, 2006) that Israel was totally defeated by Hizballah.
Under international law, Lebanon has the right to attack Israel which is still occupying 25 square kilimeters of Lebanese territory, known as Shebaa Farms, since June 1967.
Three days ago, Hizballah leader, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, in his peech during the annual commemoration for the Resistance’s leaders, warned the Zionist regime that despite the bloody anti-resistance war in Syria - if Israel attacked Lebanon, Hizballah rockets and missile would be hitting Israel’s military and power lifelines all the way to Tel Aviv.
“In all calmness I warn the Israeli that the resistance in Lebanon will not tolerate any violations on Lebanese territory. They have an electrical plant in northern Palestine, with just a few missiles we could plunge Israel into darkness. The Israeli themselves have admitted it would take 6 months to make this plant operational again,” warned Nasrallah. His televised speech can be read here.
Jean-Loup Samaan, who is author of the NATO document ‘The day after Iran goes nuclear’ – during a lecture at Israel’s Bar-IIan University in February 2012, had advised NATO to strengthen its ties with Iran’s neighboring countries to counter Iran’s rising influence in the region. In November 2012, Samaan also attended the Herzilya Defence Conference in Israel.
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