Ali # 106 The "Victory" Claim Rings Hollow - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jeff Northridge
    • 17.01.07 | 17:51 (IST)

    Howdy Ali; Nasrallah's claim of "victory" falls a little flat amidst the smoking ruins of southern Lebanon and the number of Lebanese casualties (about a third of whom were Hezbollah combatants). Lebanon suffered about ten times the number of casualties and damage to infrastructure as Israel did. Also, Hezbollah lost its absolute control over the border areas having been replaced by UNIFIL and the Lebanese Army. True, Hezbollah managed to survive and still holds two IDF soldiers, but that's about it. Congratulations to Nasrallah on his great "victory". One more "victory" like that and Lebanon will be sent back to the Bronze Age. Good luck on your "future victories".

    from the article: PM: New IDF chief will be appointed in coming days
    First published 00:00 17.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.01.07
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