The Danger from Hizballah Sympathizers
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has put its diplomatic missions abroad on high alert for possible attacks by Hizbollah or local Muslims angered by Israel’s offensive against the Lebanese guerrilla group, security sources said on Monday.
Several other countries including Brazil — home to the largest overseas Lebanese community — the United States and Canada said they had tight security checks in place to reduce the threat of Hizbollah agents slipping in amid an exodus of evacuees pouring out of Lebanon to escape the fighting.
A senior source from a Western nation taking in refugees confirmed that such “sleeper agents” were considered a threat.
And judging from the number of Muslims who have turned out in American demonstrations carrying pictures of Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah (see LGF’s series of posts from last Saturday), we can only hope government agencies are paying attention.