You missed the point of Nasrallah's statement - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Osborne Reed
    • 04.08.06 | 03:20 (IDT)

    -"By evening, Nasrallah was already threatening to fire Zelzal missiles at Tel Aviv should Israel resume its bombardment of Shiite neighborhoods in Beirut."- Not of "shiite neighborhoods in Beirut", but BEIRUT. Thus he is taking on the task of threatening the Israelis not to target BEIRUT. See there lies the difference. If the city center of Beirut is spared and I'm sure the US have already "explained" to Israel that so it will be, then Nasrallah will take credit for that. If on the other hand Israel chooses to defy Washington and attack the city center of Beirut then Israel will get hell for it and Nasrallah will launch the Zezals he has at Tel Aviv. That way Nasrallah can never lose. He's a fox and Israel is more and more looking like chickens, by bombing civilians and getting their butts kicked when it comes to ground fighting.

    from the article: ANALYSIS: IAF chiefs admit air power can't subdue rocket fire
    First published 00:00 04.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 04.08.06
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