#2 Shepherd - lose 20 miles of land, gain a Nation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Pablo B
    • 02.05.07 | 22:21 (IDT)

    Shepherd said "When you fight a war and when it ends you have lost almost 20 miles of land. This means you lost." Israel didn't keep this land either, so did Israel lose? But more importantly, as a result of Israel launching the war Nasrallah is now in a struggle for control over the whole country of Lebanon. Thanks to Israel, Nasrallah is now in a position to gain unprecidented control over all of Lebanon. So in denying Hezbollah control over 20 miles of land, Israel has put Hezbollah in position to control the whole country. The oddest thing is that Israel CONTINUES to campaign on behalf of Nasrallah by launching flights over Lebanon almost daily. Every flight, every sonic boom, stengthens Nasrallah's support and weakens Siniora. Israel is handing Lebanon to Nasrallah. Not exactly what I would call a "victory" for Israel.

    from the article: Nasrallah praises Winograd report; Siniora: No mention of destruction in Lebanon
    First published 00:00 02.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 02.05.07
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