ktr wrote:
That’s a shame. It’s very sad that the country of Lebanon would have to pay for Hezbollah’s doings. Hezbollah is considered a terrorist group, and confusing terrorist groups with nations can be dangerous.

Now it's coming out that Hezbollah wants to transport the soldiers it kidnapped to Iran, it's patron.  This is a natural progression of escalation as Iran has yet to be treated as the troublemaker that it has been for the last 20-odd years.