Episode 156 | Tensions on Israel’s northern border
Ronie Gazit speaks to Brigadier General Assaf Orion about the latest escalation with Lebanon, and the threats from Syria and Iran. Brig Gen Orion explains the background to Palestinian groups responsible for the recent rocket attack from Lebanon. They discuss whether Hezbollah will further escalate the situation and growing frustration from the Druze community in southern Lebanon against Hezbollah. They also discuss Iran’s malign regional behavior, Israeli-Russian deconfliction in Syria and what more the international community should be doing to stabilise the increasingly volatile situations in Lebanon, Syria and the region as a whole.