Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The lay of the land: Middle East, 01/12/2011


Ed.--From a source in the Middle East (not native to it) working in private security. Breaks and corrections have been added for readability.

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ALERTS: USEUCOM & 6THFLEET///USCENTCOM & 5TH FLEET///NATO///U.N.
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Enterprise Carrier Strike Group on location (Mediterranean Sea off coast of Lebanon)
________ Expeditionary Strike Group (classified)

Israeli Defense Forces pre-staging movement

NATO France naval fleet arrivals (Lebanon former French Colony)
Hezbollah has more SCUD & M600 short range ballistic missiles than most nations (capable of hitting all of Israel)

M600 faster set-up & launch version of SCUD
(((USEUCOM-Israel///USCENTCOM-Lebanon)))
2006 ISRAEL/LEBANON WAR
+/- 200 Israeli civilian & military KIA
+/- 1,000 Lebanon civilian & military KIA
USCENTCOM:

Lebanese [SIC] Hezbollah continues to undermine security throughout the Levant by undermining the authority of the Lebanese government, threatening Israel, and providing training and support to extremist groups outside Lebanon. Syria and Iran continue to violate UN Security Council resolutions and provide support to Hezbollah - support which allowed Hezbollah to instigate and wage a war against Israel in 2006 and reconstitute its armaments afterward.