Israel True Terrorists For Launching Attacks On Lebanon - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shlomo Amir
    • 03.05.07 | 05:05 (IDT)

    After the Israel soldiers were captured by Hezbollah (which was retaliating for Israel's kidnapping of hundreds of Lebanese from Lebanon and held for decades in some cases),Israel immediately bombarded Lebanon's civilians and civilian infrastructure with terrorist attacks using missiles, jet aircraft and artillery. It did this for three staright days before Hezbollah finally retaliated with rocket attacks. As an Israeli, I blame Israel for the war that it lost. Our soldiers , moreover, cowardly hid and did their build-up in civilian areas in Israel (witness the Katyusha rocket attack on a civilian Israeli farm that killed twelve soldiers). What were soldiers doing on a civilian farm except cowardly using human shields of Israeli civilians. In Haifa, I remember seeing artillery batteries in close proximity to the city and sometimes inside it as well firing what we learned later were cluster bombs day and night. Israel has a lot to feel bad about least of all its war failures.

    from the article: Lebanon war probe accuses Olmert of 'severe failure,' blasts Halutz, Peretz
    First published 00:00 30.04.07 | Last updated 00:00 30.04.07
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