Hezbollah overjoyed by fire - Israel News, Ynetnews
This is the reality check balance to the hopeful tone of the last blog entry.
It was always forbidden to damage the environment as a strategy of war. Traditional Arab culture specifically prohibited poisoning wells or cutting down date trees during a siege. Muhammad went into his tent and came out with a new revelation authorizing him to use such methods against his enemies. So yes we can expect the Islamists to destroy nature deliberately as a tool of war.