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Submitted by Chris G. (United States), Jul 23, 2007 at 02:38

I do not know if this guy was a Hezbollah soldier for certain , although from his knowledge of military tactics he seemed to definitely have some kind of military background. Hezbollah soldiers are generally not suicidal fanatics. They do maintain special martyrs units who are indeed wildly suicidal, however Hezbollah soldiers usually don't blindly throw their lives away. They conduct very effective fire and maneuver doctrine even on the defensive making usage of tunnel systems much as the Vietcong did during the Vietnam War.

Even on their training videos (you can find one on YouTube of them training on a 106mm recoiless rifle) they emphasize safety which is unusual for an Arab Army where they usually just yell "Allah'u Akbar" and start blasting away at their targets. So overall they are quite professional and modern in many ways which is what makes them a potent threat to Israel.

As for compromising security, no, they have propaganda officers who do internet activity. Furthermore, if they were traced it would go back to Lebanon where they are part of the government. Hezbollah is not an illegal organization in Lebanon and I doubt their internet providers in Lebanon would hand over information to the CIA or NSA on that individual.

In this particular case I actually did not need to use any Qu'ran or Hadiths to get him to acknowledge the insanity of the call for the destruction of Israel. It was just a matter of laying out the logical repercussions of such actions that would involve a nuclear counter-strike by Israel if Israel felt that all was lost and that the destruction of the modern state of Israel was imminent. Before that particular discussion however we did indeed discuss issues of Jihad in the Qu'ran and Hadiths and so we already had a pretty good dialog going.

If you ever speak to an extremist Muslim who tries to say that Hamas or Al-Qaeda are real Muslims then do this.... Simply challenge them find anywhere in the Qu'ran or in any of the Hadiths where it allows for the killing of women and children during Jihad. Then ask them to look in the Qu'ran to see what Allah says is better... Revenge or Forgiveness?

Those two challenges alone usually shuts them up and gets them thinking.

Chris G.

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