Lebanon

Obama Gives Hezbollah 200 Armored Personnel Carriers

In 1983, Hezbollah carried out the suicide car bombing of the US Embassy in Beirut killing 63 people, including US soldiers, and wounding 120. The suicide vehicle of choice was a delivery van. But now Hezbollah will be able to attack the next US embassy in style with the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier.

Syrian Civil War Spilling into Lebanon

On September 14, 1982, Bashir Gemayel, the leader of Lebanese Forces, was assassinated by a car bomb near the headquarters of Lebanese Forces... and quite near the site of today's bombing. That killing was carried out by the Syrian Social National Party. It is entirely likely that the Syrian Social National Party was responsible for today's work as well.