by Khaled Abu Toameh
Sometime in the early 1980s, a large group of Palestinian school girls in the
The girls were all released from the hospital after medical tests refuted their claim. But at the end of the day the girls and their families had good reason to be happy. The exams were postponed indefinitely and Israeli "occupation" was once again blamed for perpetrating a "new crime" against Palestinians.
Last week, we heard Hizbullah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah accuse
Nasrallah has even expressed his willingness to hand over the evidence he has against
Nasrallah, who has been in hiding since he instigated the 2006 war that wrought massive destruction and disaster on his fellow citizens, is doing exactly what the school girls in the West Bank: When you experience stress, and you wish to avoid a hard test, you rush to blame Israel and Jews for the miseries of your people.
Nasrallah is under pressure because the international court, according to confirmed reports, is about to hold his fundamentalist organization responsible for the Hariri assassination. These reports have prompted Nasrallah to shoot in all directions to distract attention from the court's expected ruling.
Nasrallah and Hizbullah are now waging a propaganda campaign aimed at discrediting the court by depicting its members as Mossad and Zionist agents. Moreover, Nasrallah is now telling his supporters that Hizbullah is the victim of an Israeli-American-Arab conspiracy to eliminate it. His argument is that
But Nasrallah's "evidence," allegedly linking
Yet the biggest question remains: Why did the Hizbullah chief wait five years before coming out with the charges against
One would expect Nasrallah to make these charges in public immediately after the assassination. Why is he accusing
Nasrallah's supporters claim he had refrained from blaming
In any case, the Lebanese security authorities are strongly advised to question Nasrallah on suspicion he may be an Israeli spy. Otherwise, how does one explain the fact that the man knew all these years that
Hasn't it occurred to anyone in
When will the Lebanese people wake up and realize that Hizbullah is destroying their country the same way the PLO did in the 1970's and 1980's? Like the PLO back then, Hizbullah has created a state-within-a-state in
Khaled Abu Toameh
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