Photo Credit: Cpl. Branden P. O'Brien / U.S. Marine Corps/DOD
US Marines cover their ears during artillery training. A 155 mm artillery shell hurtles out of the barrel of a 11th Marine Regiment M-198 howitzer during live fire and maneuver training at the Al Hamra Training Area in the United Arab Emirates.

Lebanon has received some $50 million in military aid from the United States, including 50 armored Humvees, 40 Howitzers and more than a thousands tons of ammunition.

“An entire ship full of military equipment,” was how U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth H. Richard described the aid to the Lebanese army, intended to provide support in the fight against jihadists near the Syrian border.

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Lebanon is the fifth largest recipient of U.S. foreign military financing in the world, the ambassador told reporters.

The Lebanese Army works hand in hand with the Iranian proxy Hezbollah terrorist organization, a sworn enemy of the State of Israel.

Hezbollah possesses one of the largest and best-equipped arsenals in the world, which includes approximately 100,000 rockets and missiles of varying ranges capable of reaching all parts of the Jewish State.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.

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  1. I believe this Administration’s purpose, besides creating ISIS, was to use this crisis as an excuse to further arm Israel’s enemies on all sides. It’s a perfect ploy to deceive the masses under false pretenses. Israel must stay very vigilant and prepared to act as the unexpected can happen at any moment.

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