(Update) Hezbollah: 6 Years of "Preparations"
9:04 PM, Jul 30, 2006 • By DANIEL MCKIVERGAN
(From the Herald Sun: "The images...show Hezbollah using high-density residential areas as launch pads for rockets and heavy-calibre weapons. Dressed in civilian clothing so they can quickly disappear, the militants carrying automatic assault rifles and ride in on trucks mounted with cannonâ€¦. Another [picture] depicts the remnants of a Hezbollah Katyusha rocket in the middle of a residential block blown up in an Israeli air attack. "Hezbollah came in to launch their rockets, then within minutes the area was blasted by Israeli jets," he said. "Until the Hezbollah fighters arrived, it had not been touched by the Israelis. Then it was totally devastated.")
Posted July 30, 2006:
May 2000: Israeli forces withdraw from southern Lebanon; UN establishes "Blue Line," the line of demarcation between Israel and Lebanon.
UN Security Council Resolution 1559, September 2, 2004: "Calls for the disbanding and disarmament of all Lebanese and non- Lebanese militiasâ€¦."
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2089-2291499,00.html target=_blank>From The Sunday Times, July 30, 2006: