Considering the massive deposits of natural gas needed to fuel struggling European markets, it is almost certain that Mediterranean natural gas will eventually become a major source of political disputes, if not all out war.
The looming showdown between Israel and Hezbollah will be nothing like the last. A new cadre of battle-tested Hezbollah fighters returning from Syria and a myriad of bolstered alliances have Israel scrambling.
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL -- In mid-2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a short-lived ground war in Lebanon, the outcome of which has generally been accepted as a victory for Hezbollah, as Israel struggled to inflict any meaningful damage on the Lebanon-based group. As the