There's a certain desperation about Israel on this one. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 05.11.09 | 16:34 (IST)

    Israel's obviously hugely keen to milk maxiumum publicity out of this and use it to counter Goldsone. But it doesn't really seem to be working. The world media aren't taking a huge interest in it. Not surprisingly, because it was already assumed and Israel had already claimed Hezbollah was being re-armed. There's no sign Hezbollah intends to use these weapons to start a war with Israel. And while they may or may not contravene UNSC resolutions, depending on whether the Lebanese government authorised them, Israel is also in regular breach of UNSC resolutions by continuing flights over Lebanon. Even America doesn't seem that interested. I would guess Hilary's humiliation by Bibi over the last few days has not gone down well in Washington.

    from the article: Israel releases arms ship said destined for Hezbollah
    First published 00:17 05.11.09 | Last updated 16:45 05.11.09
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