Nasrallah Promises: "Israel Will Cease to Exist"
Ready for martyrdom…
Hezbollah fighters hold their party flags as they attend a rally to commemorate slain top Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh and two other leaders, Abbas Musawi and Ragheb Harb, in the Shiite suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday Feb. 22, 2008. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah vowed Friday to retaliate for the slaying of Mughniyeh and warned that by assassinating him Israel was planning to start a new war, which he said would lead to its defeat. (AP Photo)
Hassan Nasrallah promised in his speech today that Israel will cease to exist when Hezbollah makes that decision.
Ya Libnan reported:
Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered a speech today at the Imad Mughniyeh memorial rally . Mughniyeh, who was assasinted in Damascus on Feb12 2007 was the commander of the two Hezbollah victories in 2000 and 2006 ,according to Nasrallah.
“Mughniyeh was martyred after he accomplished his missions “ in reference to the 2000 withdrawal by Israel and 2006 war with Israel
…Nasrallah said Israel has had an open war with Lebanon since the occupation of Palestine in 1948 and the decision of war or peace was always called for by Israel. Hezbollah had to act all the time in self defense
Nasrallah said the decision of the defense will be taken by Hezbollah. Hezbollah will decide, when, how and where he said.
He added: “We won’t surrender because we have tens of thousands of Imad Mughniyeh and because God is with us.”
“Your army would collapse at the feet of Imad Mughniyeh. I swear that we would fight you like you never experienced. Your army would be destroyed in south Lebanon.”
He added “The Israeli air force is not capable of winning a war and Israel has no alternative but launching an overland offensive . We are ready to achieve victory and no one can protect all of Israel from our rockets ,”
Nasrallah predicted that Israel will cease to exist , because the “ The Arab opposition , including Syria will eliminate Israel “. He said
Nasrallah attacked the Arab countries that have issued travel advisories against travel to Lebanon.
Barry Rubin wrote more about disorder in Lebanon following Mughniyeh’s death at GLORIA Center .