This is coolbert:
From a previous blog entry:
1. "Over 43 killed, 180 injured in bombings within Hizballah's Beirut stronghold"
"At least 43 people were killed and more than 180 were injured from two suicide bombings within seven minutes in front of the Hizballah intelligence building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dahya in southern Beirut on Thursday evening. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks."
The significance of this attack cannot be minimized: From intelnews.org:
"ISIS bombing of Beirut is more important than Paris attacks"
"The fact that ISIS was able to penetrate and bomb Bourj al-Barajneh is a monumental development in the ever-widening Syrian Civil War. It demonstrates the advanced planning and operational sophistication of ISIS and places the ball squarely in Hezbollah’s court. What is more, it was the second time in less than two years that ISIS bombed southern Beirut. The Shiite group has been humiliated, having been shown to lack the resources to protect its heartland from Sunni attacks. Moreover, the Lebanese group, which is almost exclusively funded by Iran, will have to respond to that provocation . . . Do last week’s twin suicide attacks bring that possibility closer? The answer to that question may change the entire course of the Syrian Civil War."
That Hezbollah "intelligence building" has to be one of the most heavily guarded facilities in the world. And YET ISIL suicide bombers able to carry out such an attack where the possibility would have been thought to be NIL!
The chickens indeed can come home to roost.
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