In the North

-Martin van Creveld makes the argument that “Israel’s War With Hezbollah Was Not a Failure.� (Forward)

-There is a report that Syria has, with Iranian support, developed a new missile that would enable it to target Israeli installations such as airports, ports and factories with greater accuracy. (Haaretz)

-With the decline of the state in Lebanon, it is now Hezbollah, which “really does not feel defeated,� providing education and welfare. (Haaretz)

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