NY Times, Wash. Post remove terrorism taint from Hezb'allah

Leo Rennert
Hezb'allah has a long record of perpetrating lethal terrorist attacks against civilians as far away from its Lebanese base as in Bulgaria and Argentina.  Last year, Hezb'allah was tied to a bombing attack on a tourist bus in Bulgaria that killed five Israelis.   Argentine investigators and prosecutors have tied Hezb'allah to the bombing of the Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires in 1994 that killed 87 people and injured hundreds. And closer to Israel, Hezb'allah also has a lengthy record of cross-border attacks from Lebanon again civilian targets in northern Israel. Given this blood-soaked history, Hezb'allah has been designated a terrorist organization by the United States, Israel, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.  After the bombing in Bulgaria, which is a member of the European Union, EU officials belatedly may also tag Hezb'allah as a terrorist outfit. Yet, despite this sordid terrorist record, there remain some notable holdouts -...(Read Full Post)

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