This would have required displacing the various civilians who were firing the missiles. So no one stopped the missiles. Dripping with Sarcasm, those should never have been confused with civilians. Southern Lebanon should be a Ghost Town today. The old Mk III Merkavas should not have been used so extensively and certainly not without mine rollers or other mine sweeping equipment included. Everyone knew these tanks were coming. Everyone knew they were planting bombs in advance. Everyone but the "Defense Minister"? Everyone but the Defense Minister and Everyone Else at the top of the ladder that Olmert and Peretz should have been keeping an eye on.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)