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BEIRUT (Reuters) With a confident smile, the leader of Lebanon Hezbollah movement warned in a recent interview that allies of Syrian President Bashar al Assad would strike back if Israeli attacks inside Syria canada goose uk outlet continued.

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canada goose store The attack could have repercussions. It has put Hezbollah under pressure to respond, sources close to the group said, and also put a ceasefire between Israel and Syria at risk. The group leadership has yet to comment.

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Hezbollah considers the Jewish state its main enemy. But its fighters in the Syrian province of Quneitra, where the Israeli attack took place, have turned a blind eye to the presence of Israeli soldiers across the border there.

Israel has struck Syria several times during the present conflict, hitting weapons deliveries to Hezbollah, canada goose factory sale but the group has never acknowledged those attacks. This time the importance of those killed, in addition to Nasrallah warning, canadian goose jacket make the latest buy canada goose jacket cheap raid difficult to ignore.

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the group does not respond it means it is stuck in Syria mud and has lost its deterrent ability.

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Its options are limited. It could strike from its stronghold in Lebanon, triggering all out war with Israel. It could attack targets canada goose black friday sale in Israel, but risk a wider war between Israel and Syria, or hit Israeli interests abroad. But all come at a price.

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ISRAELI STRIKE The Hezbollah members were killed in an Israeli strike near the border uk canada goose outlet with Israel, where a ceasefire is in effect between the Jewish state and Syria.

Canada Goose Jackets The frontier between Israel and Syria has been administered by the United cheap canada goose uk Nations since 1974, a year after the last war between them. The area cheap Canada Goose has remained quiet, with both sides avoiding provocation.

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While the Lebanese government distanced itself from the war in Syria, Hezbollah sent fighters to Canada Goose Outlet help Assad.

canadian goose jacket Hezbollah officials privately say that while they have lost fighters in Syria, the impact of the war has been positive, allowing the group to expand its arsenal and train thousands of fighters to operate in unfamiliar territory.

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POLITICAL DIVISIONS But with political and sectarian divisions at home, it will be difficult to win backing for any attacks from Lebanon which could trigger Canada Goose Coats On Sale war with Israel.

rules of the game are to respond outside Lebanon unless the Israelis bring war to Lebanon, a source close to Hezbollah told Reuters, explaining that it wants to avoid all out war.

Lebanon has not recovered from its 2006 war with Israel and sending fighters to Syria has stretched Hezbollah capabilities. In addition, the Israeli strike came at a sensitive time for the group.

Hezbollah is trying to contain the damage caused by one of its operatives who confessed to spying for Israel in a case that shattered the group aura of impenetrability.

The suspected spy is believed to have leaked Hezbollah plans to avenge the assassination of Imad Moughniyah.