The alternative to Hezbollah - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 28.07.06 | 17:38 (IDT)

    Will probably be Al Qaeda, likely to be attacking Israel from the South as well as the North. Hezbollah is the de facto government in South Lebanon, its removal is going to leave a power vaccuum which is likely to be filled by another terrorist organisation. Al Qaeda has already professed an interest in this area (in fact they have already fired missiles into Israel). The increased radicalism caused by Muslims seeing muslim children killed by Israel is going to cause much more hassle than a limited raid aimed at the IDF. Olmert has not thought this through, Israel has fucked up big style. PS. US and UK troops will not be in the peacekeeping force. In case Israelis are under any false assumptions. (in fact the only country to have promised troops at this point is Indonesia).

    from the article: Analysis / The alternative to Hezbollah may be occupation
    First published 00:00 28.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 28.07.06
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