Understanding “Operation Northern Shield”

On December 4, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched “Operation Northern Shield,” designed to identify and destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels from Lebanon into Israel.

Questions have swirled about why Israel turned their attention to Hezbollah terror tunnels rather than invade and take care of the threat of Hamas from Gaza.  After years of surveillance of Hezbollah’s tunnels, why did it become so vital to take action now?

Those are logical and legitimate questions, answered expertly by Amir Tsarfati in a recent Middle East update.  Enjoy!

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