Israel's shifting goals - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Baz Mann
    • 25.07.06 | 18:12 (IDT)

    It would seem that the initial goals of the Israeli offensive gainst Lebanon has long been forgotten. No one talks anymore about the release of the captured soldiers. The goal seem to have shifted to the destruction of Hizbollah. This is a mighty goal since the mere survival of Hizbollah in any form or fashion is a testimony to Israel's defeat. Hizbollah enjoys a wide support among the Lebanese and is an intergal part of the Lebanese pshyce as the power that forced Israel out of Lebanon. What Israel is doing now is doing now is destroying the infra structure of an anti Syrian, pro Western government. Not very smart.

    from the article: Firepower versus brainpower
    First published 00:00 25.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 25.07.06
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