By Rannie Amiri
".....The confluence of the aforementioned events – discovering the extent of Israeli spy networks in Lebanon, followed by publication of the Der Spiegel article two weeks prior to crucial elections accusing Hezbollah of ordering the hit on Hariri – is no coincidence.
So how do they relate to one another?
Nasrallah stated it candidly:
“The Israelis are acting preemptively before it is discovered that their spy networks were involved in assassinations in Lebanon.”
Could it be that information fed from Israel to a friendly German periodical was done not just to foment Sunni-Shia tension prior to the June election or divert attention away from an imploding espionage ring, but to obfuscate Israel’s role in Hariri’s murder (which may be disclosed by their captured spies)?......
But, division and destabilization in Lebanon works to Israel’s advantage, and instigating political disorder and civil turmoil has always been its modus operandi. Indeed, the fallout from Hariri’s assassination nearly sparked another civil war.
Should Israel be implicated in his death however, all of Lebanon’s political parties and confessional groups would unite against them in an instant......"