Voice of Reason: from Russia or Chechnya? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Gurion
    • 25.07.06 | 20:32 (IDT)

    "Bint Jbail, Tyre and other pinpointed villages should have been a faint memory by now." - Voice of Reason (=Gabe1?) Well, there were 2 options: Hit only military targets, knowing they will not destroy Hizballah's entire arsenal, then continue life as before; or go into a full scale war (as is being acted out) knowing there would be many missiles hitting Israeli cities. It is not acceptable in the West to destroy cities and towns in their entirety. Israel depends on the good will and support of others. The Russians were completely on their own in Chechnya. They could destroy Grozny, and did. (But no end to the guerillas there.)

    from the article: Firepower versus brainpower
    First published 00:00 25.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 25.07.06
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