Saturday, July 02, 2011

RT: Israel, Lebanon, Syria: Lull before War? (English)

RT=Russia Today (see below)

Israel has deployed new missile defence systems near its border with Lebanon, fearing strikes from Hezbollah. The Islamist group doesn't want its long-time ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, to be toppled. And there's also speculation it might be willing to divert Western pressure away from him, by launching an attack against Israel. RT's Paula Slier reports now on how the delicate balance in the region, could spill further out of control.

RT, previously known as Russia Today, is a global multilingual television news network based in Russia. It is state funded.[1] RT was the first all-digital Russian TV network.[2] The service is aimed at the overseas market, similar to CCTV-4, DW-TV, France 24 and NHK World, and broadcast through satellite and cable operators throughout the world.

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