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Israel is ready for war with Hezbollah in Lebanon — Zio-Watch: February 8, 2018

From the Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Israel is ready for war with Hezbollah in Lebanon. Here are five reasons why.

Members of the Hezbollah movement in the southern Lebanese city of Nabatieh, Nov. 8, 2017. (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a simple, straightforward message this week when he toured Israel’s border with Syria and Lebanon with top security officials.

“Our face is turned toward peace, we are ready for any eventuality, and I don’t suggest anyone test us,” he said Tuesday in a video message he posted on Twitter, the sound of helicopter blades whirring in the background.