This thread on Obama supporting the Syrian rebels got kinda hijacked – see this post – by a theory that Hezbollah (which supports Assad) has cells in the U.S. poised to strike if we piss them off, or if the U.S. or Israel attacks nuclear facilities in Iran, or if Iran orders it. FinnAgain treats this as an established fact, citing this story from the Jerusalem Post, which cites this report from the House Committee on Homeland Security. See here for committee proceedings and testimony.
Seems kind of authoritative. However: The report seems to shade the difference between Hezbollah “donors” and “operatives” – it even speaks of “fundraising cells,” a phrase I have never encountered before anywhere. That committee is chaired by Rep. Peter T. King, who is, putting it mildly, not a credible figure, especially on this kind of subject. Some of the testimony came from Matt Levitt of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, which is an AIPAC sock, and AIPAC is definitely not credible on this kind of subject. And when I Google “hezbollah cells in the united states,” the only hits I get seem to come from nonsources like WND and Family Security Matters.
Is there any other verification? More to the point, are there any Hezbollah terror cells?