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    • Marilyn
    • 28.09.06 | 13:18 (IDT)

    Each of these dreadful little bomblets can kill several people, the Lebanese have over 1 million of them to deal with and no financial help. Over 200,000 innocent civilians will be homeless for years. What the hell did this prove? To Paul Harris and others who whine continually about a few Katushyas - Israel fired over 6,000 bombs a day on Lebanon. The average of little Katushyas was 118 per day and they were mainly directed at military installations. I am not condoning the firing of rockets be anyone but you really need to get a grasp of the reality of the situation. Whether or not cluster bombs are strictly illegal, carpet bombing in this way was outlawed after Cambodia and Vietnam. What on earth was the IDF trying to prove? That they weren't snivelling, whinging cowards murdering children? They failed.

    from the article: Gal-On asks Peretz to look into use of cluster bombs in Lebanon
    First published 00:00 28.09.06 | Last updated 00:00 28.09.06
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