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Israel Strikes Lebanon Again; U.S. Officials Concerned Netanyahu Sees Broader War Is Key to “His Political Survival”

HeadlineJan 09, 2024

Israel has reportedly carried out another targeted strike inside southern Lebanon, killing three members of Hezbollah earlier today. This comes one day after an Israeli drone strike assassinated Wissam al-Tawil. He was the most senior Hezbollah figure killed by Israel in recent months. The Washington Post is reporting that U.S. officials are concerned that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sees expanding the war to Lebanon as “key to his political survival.”

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