The Israeli military is in the midst of its largest military exercise in nearly two decades, focusing on a potential war with Hezbollah. Held in the north of the country, the roughly two-week drill – dubbed “The Light of Grain” – comes amid rising tension along the Lebanese-Israeli border, where Hezbollah, the Lebanese political party and militia, has maintained a presence for decades. The drill will simulate

“scenarios we’ll be facing in the next confrontation with Hezbollah,” an Israeli defense source told Agence France-Presse. Tens of thousands of soldiers from multiple branches of the Israeli Defense Forces – including the air force, navy, ground units, intelligence, and cyber command – are set to participate. READ MORE