KTUW - Hizbollah a peace organization? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 14.07.07 | 03:19 (IDT)

    "You talk as if Hizbollah was a peace organization." - KTUW It is a defense organization created as a response to the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon in the First Lebanon War. It is far more akin to the Irgun than the Hagannah, but any serious student of the subject will understand that even the Hagannah had people in it willing to commit atrocities. Still, we cannot ignore the fact that there was NO Hizbollah before the Israeli invasion in the early 1980s. If threatened and oppressed, most folks will fight back. It is a human thing.

    from the article: Analysis: French Lebanon talks are kowtowing to Hezbollah
    First published 00:00 13.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.07.07
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