Archive | August 1, 2006

The IDF’s “Human Shield” Defense Blows Up

From Haaretz today: As the Israel Air Force continues to investigate the air strike [at Qana], questions have been raised over military accounts of the incident. It now appears that the military had no information on rockets launched from the site of the building, or the presence of Hezbollah men at the time. The Israel […]

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The War Goal that Led to Qana

Nehemia Shtrasler, a columnist in Haaretz, Israel’s most respected newspaper, today explains the goal of the Israeli invasion: “The Olmert-Peretz plan was to shell and demolish south Lebanon and south Beirut until the Lebanese public demanded that its government vomit Hezbollah out from its midst.” With a goal of demolishing much of the part of a neighboring […]

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