Ominous: Two rockets hit Hezb'allah section of Beirut

One day after Hezb'allah leader Hassan Nasrallah announced that "We will be the ones who bring victory" to President Assad's forces battling rebels in Syria, two rockets were launched from outside of Beirut that struck a Shia neighborhood. The area is under the control of Hezb'allah. In that speech yesterday, Nasrallah acknowledged for the first time that Hezb'allah milita were fighting in Syria. It has been known for more than a year that Hezb'allah was engaged in massacres of civilians and kept an eye on Syria's largely conscript army, shooting anyone in the ranks who didn't carry out orders to attack innocents. But Nasrallah appears to be going for broke, seeing Assad's survival as vital to maintaining the terrorist group's position in Lebanon. Reuters: Syria's two-year uprising has polarized Lebanon, with Sunni Muslims supporting the rebellion against Assad and Shi'ite Hezbollah and its allies standing by Assad. The Lebanese city of Tripoli has seen frequent explosions of...(Read Full Post)