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What’s Happening Behind The Scenes Of Bulgaria’s Hezbollah Terror Trial?

20th July 2017 – The Jerusalem Post

What’s Happening Behind The Scenes Of Bulgaria’s Hezbollah Terror Trial?

Benjamin Weinthal

According to the Bulgarian government and US and EU authorities, three Hezbollah operatives blew up an Israeli tour bus in the seaside resort of Burgas on July 18, 2012, killing five Israelis. more...

Analysis & Commentary

23rd July 2017 – Quoted by The Lebanese Examiner

Trump budget slashes aid to Lebanon by 80 percent

Tony Badran

The Trump administration is seeking to slash military aid to Lebanon by 82 percent next year, according to the State Department’s 2018 budget plan. Last year, the U.S. provided $103 million in military aid – weapons, equipment and training – to Beirut. The 2018 budget projects about $19 million in anticipated aid. According to the State Department, the cuts would include the cessation of the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program, which amounted to about $86 million in 2016. more...

21st July 2017 – Quoted by Mosaic Magazine

The EU Must Stop Tolerating Hizballah

Toby Dershowitz, Benjamin Weinthal

Tuesday was the fifth anniversary of the bombing in the Bulgarian city of Burgas, which left five Israeli tourists and one Bulgarian dead. After the bombing, the EU designated the “military wing” of Hizballah, which carried out the attack, a terrorist organization. But unlike the U.S., Egypt, and the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the EU doesn’t apply this designation to the Hizballah’s “political wing.” more...

20th July 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Hezbollah has ‘about 7,000 fighters’ in Syria, US says

Thomas Joscelyn

A newly released report by the State Department underscores the degree to which Iran and its terrorist proxies have expanded their footprint in Syria during the war. more...

20th July 2017 – The Jerusalem Post

What’s Happening Behind The Scenes Of Bulgaria’s Hezbollah Terror Trial?

Benjamin Weinthal

According to the Bulgarian government and US and EU authorities, three Hezbollah operatives blew up an Israeli tour bus in the seaside resort of Burgas on July 18, 2012, killing five Israelis. more...