IDF’s International Cooperation Unit Works to Ensure Room for Operations in an Increasingly Crowded Middle East
From friends to foes, Brig. Gen. Erez Maisel sheds light on the behind-the-scenes work conducted by the International Cooperation Unit to ensure freedom of maneuver for the Israel Defense Forces.
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon will present what he calls “clear-cut intelligence evidence” that proves the Lebanese Armed Forces and Hezbollah are coordinating their activity and allowing the terrorist group to undermine Israel’s efforts to tackle these tunnels.
The tunnel threat is becoming an international issue. The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), charged with monitoring the border between Israel and Lebanon, acknowledged on Monday that the existence of four tunnel with two penetrating into Israel. UNIFIL further acknowledged that these tunnels violate UN Security Council Resolution 1701, saying they are “a matter of serious concern.” UNIFIL contacted the Lebanese government, requesting they “ensure urgent follow-up actions in accordance with [their] responsibilities.”
The Russians purportedly lobbied for the removal of all references to Hezbollah in the resolution’s text.
The U.N. Security Council will demand that the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) no longer turn a blind eye to Hezbollah’s violations
Benjamin Netanyahu accused the UN on Sunday of failing to implement Security Council Resolution 1701 and of “not reporting on the smuggling of weapons into southern Lebanon.”
“And I will set thy border from the Red Sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness unto the River…” (Exodus 23:31) Four IDF soldiers, all members of Special Forces, were lightly to moderately wounded in the early hours of Wednesday morning, according to the IDF Spokesman’s Office. They were on […]