'No Safe Place' for Israeli Jews
At first glance it appeared - in a manner - confirming the report that Hizballah sleeper cells have been activated around the world when a Hizballah leader at a conference in Tehran said bluntly that Hizballah will leave 'no place' safe for Israelis, in or out of Israel.
But upon closer inspection (and without more context from him) it appears that Hossein Safiadeen is referring to Israel proper.
"We are going to make Israel not safe for Israelis. There will be no place they are safe," Hossein Safiadeen told a conference that included the Tehran-based representative of the Palestinian group Hamas and the ambassadors from Lebanon, Syria and the Palestinian Authority.
"You will see a new Middle East in the way of Hezbollah and Islam, not in the way of Rice and Israel," Safiadeen said.
Hizballah is not likely to infiltrate Israel with any regular success for bombing missions. Based upon such an assumption, the success of such a vision would either entail even longer-range weapons and/or the direct cooperation of terrorists firing from both Gaza and the West Bank.
The intent is to once and for all rid Israel of Jews.
"We will expand attacks," he said. "The people who came to Israel, (they) moved there to live, not to die. If we continue to attack, they will leave."
Echoing Ahmadinejad's threats in recent days, where he said that Israel had "reached its finishing line," Safiadeen added that "This war will be remembered as the beginning of the end for Israel."
Is there possibly any question about Iranian direction of Hizballah, including the attack that sparked the current hot conflict?