Monday, August 07, 2006

Lebanon, Israel: Newsweek On New Hizbullah, Pictures of South Lebanon

Eye For An Eye Israel shadow-boxes with a surprisingly high-tech foe. Inside the new Hizbullah.Pretty good article, interviews with actual Hizbullah fighters, and reporting directly from the front. From sister publication, The Washington Post,Israeli Soldiers Find a Tenacious Foe in Hezbollah By Jonathan Finer, who says that the Hizbullah guerillas:
"What we face is an infantry division with state-of-the-art weaponry -- night-vision gear, advanced rifles, well-equipped -- deployed along our border," said Brig. Gen. Yossi Kuperwasser, who until last month was director of analysis for Israeli military intelligence. "They have some of the most advanced antitank missiles in the world."

Michael J. Totten has a fascinating look inside Hizbullah-land, with pre-war pictures he took in South Beirut and the Lebanese side of the Lebanon-Israel border. via Instapundit.

Picture From: Don't Have A Clue