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Jul 12, 2022
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Hizbullah Official Hussein Rahhal: By Giving Anti-Tank Missiles To Ukraine, America Is Trying To Replicate Tactics Used Successfully By Hizbullah Against Israeli Forces

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Source: Al-Manar TV (Lebanon)

Lebanese political sociology professor Hussein Rahhal, who serves as the head of Hizbullah's electronic media department, said in a July 12, 2022 interview on Al-Manar TV (Hizbullah-Lebanon) that by providing the Ukrainians with anti-tank missiles, the U.S. is trying to replicate tactics that were used successfully by Hizbullah against Israeli forces in the July 2006 war. He also said that the Arabs' use of Russian weaponry against Israel restored the "glory" and reputation of Russian weaponry in the eyes of the world.

Hussein Rahhal: "The use of the Javelin [anti-tank missile] in Ukraine is an imitation of Hizbullah's [use of anti-tank missiles] in Lebanon.

"The Americans followed the example of Hizbullah, by distributing missiles to elite forces and infantry in Ukraine, so that they could do what Hizbullah did to Israeli forces in Lebanon.


"The Russian army itself considered Hizbullah's successful use of Russian missiles and technology to be a restoration of the glory of those Russian weapons after they incurred losses, especially in Sinai.

"The Arab armies, especially in Sinai, put the Soviet and Russian weaponry to shame. The sales and reputation of the Kornet missile rose, the world's respect towards Russian weaponry sky-rocketed as a result of the July [2006] war. This benefited the Russians very much and helped them restore respect towards Russian weaponry."

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