Hizbullah Unmasked

From NY Times via Daily Alert:

  • On Feb. 5, after more than six months of investigations, the
    Bulgarian government announced that it believed Hizbullah was
    responsible for the attack last July that killed five Israeli tourists
    and a Bulgarian bus driver and injured dozens more in the resort town of
  • This report is significant because a European Union member state,
    Bulgaria, explicitly pointed a finger at Hizbullah and lifted the veil
    on the group’s continued terrorist activities. Europe can no longer
    ignore the threat that this group poses to the Continent and to the
  • Hizbullah first gained notoriety in 1983 after bombing the U.S.
    Embassy in Beirut – an attack that killed 63 people. Shortly thereafter,
    Hizbullah bombed the American and French Marine Barracks in Beirut,
    killing 241 Americans and 58 French service members.
  • European governments must respond swiftly. They must disrupt its
    operational networks, stop flows of financial assistance to the group,
    crack down on Hizbullah-linked criminal enterprises and condemn the
    organization’s leaders for their continued pursuit of terrorism.
  • The U.S. applauds those countries that have long recognized
    Hizbullah’s nefarious nature. Europe must now act collectively and
    respond resolutely to this attack by adding Hizbullah to the EU’s
    terrorist list.

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