As US pressures Iran, parallel tensions grow between Israel and Hezbollah

As US pressures Iran, parallel tensions grow between Israel and HezbollahThe calm that has prevailed for more than a decade along the Lebanon-Israel border is being rattled by a flurry of fiery warnings from both sides that has many here concerned another war between the Jewish state and Lebanon’s Hezbollah organization may be drawing closer. Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah has threatened to hit Israel’s nuclear reactor should the Jewish state attack. The prospect of a mutually destructive war unleashed on Lebanon and Israel continues to act as a deterrence, but it remains perilously vulnerable to a miscalculation that could spiral into a conflict before either side can dial it back.



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