Trying to point this out, yet again.... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 04.08.10 | 06:54 (IDT)

    The question of "where is the border?" matters only insofar as it determines wether (or not) the Lebanese troops were entitled to fire warning shots. It is a quite separate issue to question the IDF response of firing tank shells and shooting missiles at Lebanese Army vehicles. Or, put another way: if the fence is a dozen yards INSIDE Israel then (a) Israel is justified in demanding an apology from Lebanon, but (b) the IDF was not "justified" using shoot-to-kill force in response to shots fired into the air.

    from the article: 3 Lebanese soldiers, journalist killed in clash on Israel-Lebanon border
    First published 12:52 03.08.10 | Last updated 15:47 03.08.10
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