Gas vs. resistance!


The recent speeches of Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the terrorist organization Hezbollah, have included the media message that Saudi Arabia is today a more important and dangerous enemy than Israel. The reason for this new tactical policy is now understood following the announcement of a preliminary agreement between Israel and Lebanon on the sharing of gas resources. This was followed by statements by senior officials in Lebanon and Israel that “there will be no attacks or military confrontations between Israel and Hezbollah,” as economic interests are clearly more important than resistance.

Although Hezbollah is financed through money laundering, smuggling and drug trafficking, its leader will find nothing wrong in justifying his “principled” stance against Israel and turning his attention to another enemy. The fact is that Hezbollah is a sectarian gang, working to implement a sectarian scheme for a few dollars. This sectarian organization has no interest in honor or principle, as has been made clear by its leader’s contradictory position on events in Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. Hezbollah is hateful sectarianism in its worst form, represented by Hassan Nasrallah, who when he tries to show himself as a defender of rights, exposes his despicable sectarian and racial discrimination.

Today, Lebanon is represented by a presidency and a party with a parliamentary majority that calls for resistance to Israel with well-known slogans and phrases. Israel, on the other hand, openly talks about the recognition of land and sea borders and the sharing of economic interests that will come with a final end to the state of war and resistance to Israel.

In practice, Hezbollah is preparing the Israel-Lebanon gas project as an alternative financing option because since international sanctions have been imposed on Iran, its ability to finance Hezbollah is doubtful. Furthermore, international restrictions have also reduced the possibility of the terrorist organization benefiting from smuggling and the proceeds of drug cultivation and trafficking. As a result, Hezbollah will try to make the most of the opportunity of exploiting Lebanon’s gas resources. But it will do so at the expense of dropping any pretenses to honor its pledge to resist the Israeli state.

Hezbollah can no longer claim to be “opposed” to this economic agreement. Today, it is responsible for running the affairs of Lebanon through parliament in which it represents the majority. The gas deal with Israel is being overseen by the Hezbollah terrorist organization. Land for peace, has been turned by Hezbollah into gas in exchange for resistance.