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    • JCA
    • 31.01.07 | 09:51 (IST)

    The war against Lebanon was a combination of personal choice and a correspondance with a foreign agenda presided by the American administration itself.I wouldn't be revealing a national secret though if i told you that the Israeli leaders wouldn't spare a glance of a chance to invade the Lebanese land and stagger the authority and the autonomy of the Lebanese proud community.Their decision of engaging in a blietzkrieg offensive against their neighbouring country was supported by historical facts .Indeed, invading Southern Lebanon had always been a walk in the park for the legendary IDF.However, a slight detail slipped their ingenious mindsets.A detail that made all the difference.As a matter of fact, all previous invasions were implemented in parallel with chaotic internal conflicts amongst the different Lebanese counterparts.Never had Israel the opportunity to face a "stable" Lebanese opponent, nonweakened in the context of a destructively obnoxious civil war...

    from the article: Was it a war of choice?
    First published 00:00 30.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 30.01.07
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