Thursday, July 29, 2010

US military support for Lebanon

Oh, yes. The US is very interested in giving the Lebanese Army the weapons that can deal with internal dissent and Palestinian refugees but not the weapons necessary to deal with Israeli aggression against Lebanon. "According to a statement released by the U.S. embassy in Lebanon, Vershbow visited Beirut to reaffirm U.S. commitment to providing security assistance to Lebanon and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF).Washington also expressed its willingness to train and equip the LAF, said the statement."