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Funny, no one says that Lebanon has the right to defend themselves do they?..

Anyway if I remember the sequence of events right from my reading it was this:  Hizbollah attacks army border post and captures a few soldiers.  Israel sends a tank into Lebanon in pursuit, tank hits land mine blowing up and killing  soldiers inside..Israeli soldiers still in Lebanon pursue Hizbollah fighters.

Nasrallah believes with the Israeli soldiers captured he can negotiate for Palestian/Lebanese people that Israel has in prison.

Instead Israel starts bombing Lebanon and does so for a day and half before Hizbollah shoot off some rockets towards Haifa  seemingly as warning that they can...killing no one.  Israel continues to bomb to shit out of Lebanon for 3 days before Hizbollah gets more serious and starts to send lots of rockets into Israel starting with Haifa.

"People never do evil so throughly and happily as when they do it from moral conviction."-Blaise Pascal

by chocolate ink on Thu Jul 27th, 2006 at 03:09:49 PM EST
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