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A fatal design flaw in the Israeli parliamentary infrastructure. Too many small parties and the larger ones dependent on precarious coalitions of minority groups.
Characteristic of not fully matured political systems.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
If the government in the US would return to the constitution, a system like that would indeed be needless... Anyway I just think the impeachment process is BS and if the congress is as corrupt as the president, the people cannot do a damn thing.
The people should be able to impeach the president, not congress.
09:47 Report: Hezbollah and Syria on alert for Israeli attack on Lebanon (Haaretz)
"Ya a friend of mine who plays ETW and lives in Northern Isreal says something was going down soon because of all the paladins and merkavas that were moving north on the back of lorries."
"not sure thats just what he told me. Lots of hardware coming to the north on the back of large pickup trucks and logistics. activity not seen like since 2006"
According to analysts , Clinton hinted in the press conference that the US has enough international support to act against the Iranian nuclear facilities just like it did in 1991 ( Gulf War) against Saddam Hussein following his occupation of Kuwait.
She said that Iran had a ‘clear choice’ between isolation and ‘living up to its international obligations’ and added ‘it is important to send [the] message to the Iranian leadership, that the world will act, and the world will act together.’
French FM Bernard Kouchner said Thursday during his meeting with Lebanese P Saad Hariri “: If there was a threat to Lebanon, it will only come from a military adventure carried out by Hezbollah in the best interest of Iran”
BEIRUT -- Hezbollah has dispersed its long-range-rocket sites deep into northern Lebanon and the Bekaa Valley, a move that analysts say threatens to broaden any future conflict between the Islamist movement and Israel into a war between the two countries.
There is no reason the current calm cannot continue, said retired Maj. Gen. Giora Eiland, a former Israeli national security adviser who is now a senior researcher at Tel Aviv University's Institute for National Security Studies.
But if a conflict does break out, "Israel will not contain that war against Hezbollah," Eiland said. "We cannot."
Given Hezbollah's capabilities, he said, "the only way to deter the other side and prevent the next round -- or if it happens, to win -- is to have a military confrontation with the state of Lebanon."
Fissures are already widening in Hezbollah over the group’s relationship with Iran. The more dovish faction led by Secretary-General Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah has been extremely wary of Hezbollah bearing the brunt of the blowback in Iran’s escalating conflict with Israel and the United States.
But more hawkish figures like Nasrallah’s deputy, Sheikh Naim Qassem, have remained more tightly aligned with Tehran. Syria is watching developments in the region and monitoring the potential for another military conflict between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon either in the lead-up to or aftermath of a potential military strike against Iran. Syria has no interest in getting embroiled in such a conflict, but it does see an opportunity on the horizon as these rifts within Hezbollah continue to widen.
10:15am Minister Ghazi Aridi to Future News TV: The circumstances today resemble those prior to the Israeli invasion in 1982 and everyone has to work for enhancing national unity and preparing the ground to face any Israeli aggression.
10:02 Report: Hezbollah redeploys long-range rockets deep in northern Lebanon (Haaretz)
12:29 Hezbollah criticizes French FM for comments condemning militant group (DPA)
12:16pm Security source to VDL: PFLP-GC members are conducting military exercises at their base in Qousaya in Bekaa using artillery, rockets, and anti-aircraft guns.
Originally posted by Itop1
Anymore news of this? i know these type of threads have a bad habbit of going silent and nothing ever happening.