Israel is in a two-front fight and Wizbang reports that a declaration of war may be in the offing.
RAMAT DAVID, ISRAEL – JULY 12: (ISRAEL OUT) Israeli warplanes land after taking part in mission in Lebanon from Ramat David air force base on July 12, 2006, Ramat David, Israel. An assault on Southern Lebanon was launched by Israel following the capture of two Israeli soldiers.
4:08 p.m. ET, 7/12/06
This could potentially lead to something big (and scary). It could be some rather justified payback against Hezbollah and Hamas and establishment of far tighter border security. Or these events could be the prelude to a strike against the potentially-nuclear Iran, a nation that has vowed to wipe Israel off the map.
The F-16Is Soufas are probably fueled and loaded, ready to head over to ol’ Persia if called on. Their extended range won’t be needed on these two fronts.