Hezb'allah is a Terrorist Organization

Two current issues, on different continents, are concerned with the same political problem. One is the nomination of John Brennan to be head of the CIA. The other is the trial in Limassol, Cyprus in February 2013 of a 24-year-old Lebanese man alleged to be involved in planning attacks on Israeli tourists and a self-confessed active member of Hezb'allah who told of his secret weapons training with grenades. machine guns, and automatic rifles. Both issues relate to the need to recognize Hezb'allah as a terrorist organization. This fact ought to be universally recognized. Hezb'allah's two objectives have been clear from the start: establishing an Islamist-style political regime in Lebanon; and eliminating the State of Israel. It has been responsible for assassinations, suicide bombing, terrorist activity, and missile warfare against Israel. Its terrorist activity appeared dramatically in the bombing on October 23, 1983 of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut where 299 U.S. and French...(Read Full Article)