Daily Archives: October 9, 2006


The family of Israeli victims have sued for Israel to seize and liquidate Hamas assets. In the first such attempt, an Israeli family filed a suit in Jerusalem District Court that sought the liquidation of...

Israel Abandons Nasrallah Assassination Plan

Hezbollah held its victory rally in Beirut, and promised that Nasrallah would be there for his first public appearance since he went underground. Before the rally IDF officers took the view that it would be possible to kill him from the air, but only at the cost of killing dozens of bystanders. This time the political echelon accepted the army's recommendation that an assassination would not be appropriate.After that there was a growing acceptance by the political echelon that the possibility of assassinating Nasrallah should be removed from the agenda and that the hunt for him should be discontinued - at least for the next few months.