leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Tuesday that Arabs were not “red
Indians” and will not be liquidated or driven into exile by Israel and
the United States.
at a graduation ceremony in Haret Hreik, Nasrallah said that “Christian
Zionists” were gaining strength and had a powerful impact on US foreign
that oil companies and weapons firms that have financed the “Christian
Zionists,” the Arabic term for the right-wing Christian supporters of
Israel, were in alliance in the United States.
aim is to redraw the world’s political map,” he said. “It is said that
several US presidents are affiliated with the Christian Zionists.”
said their aim was to return the Jews to Israel and rebuild their
temple, destroyed by the Romans in 70AD, over the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
However, Nasrallah added, “if they (Jews) all gather in Israel, it will save us the trouble of going after them worldwide.”
also spoke about US hegemony in the region, asserting that Washington
had reached “a new level of insanity and arrogance.”
“Although the United States is powerful, it has its weaknesses,” he said.
also said that he was not threatened by a country that called itself
“great,” and where its national security is threatened by one or two
individuals, in apparent reference to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
and Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
US empire, which is slithering over our region, is incapable of
arresting a single sniper in its capital,” he said sarcastically,
referring to the unsolved rash of killings in the Washington DC area.
Samuel Huntington’s book, The Clash of Civilizations, Nasrallah said
that there was a US and Israeli war against Arabs and Muslims.
He described this war as psychological.
“The endgame of this battle will be harmful to Israel though,” he said.
said that during his recent trip to the United States, Israeli Prime
Minister Ariel Sharon claimed that Hizbullah had missiles with a range
of 300 kilometers.
of putting pressure on us, this scared the (Israeli) people, who feared
that we would be able to hit them anywhere in (occupied Palestine) and
not only in northern Israel,” Nasrallah said.
said there was no relationship between the holding of the Francophone
summit, which ended this weekend, and the fact that Israel did not
attack the Wazzani water pumps.
The only reason Israel did not attack was fear of the “Islamic resistance’s retaliation.”
said that the suicide attack in Israel on Monday “was a clear statement
that this nation will continue its resistance.”