If Europe doesn't want Middle East war to begin again, it has to step up

From Discourse DB
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This is an opinion item.

Author(s) Jonathan Freedland
Source The Guardian
Date August 23, 2006
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,1855958,00.html
Quotes-start.png "With France in the lead, the great powers of Europe are confirming the US right's prejudices. During this summer's war between Israel and Hizbullah, they certainly talked the talk - pressing for a ceasefire, demanding an international force be placed between the combatants. But now it's time to walk the walk, and the Europeans are finding they'd rather stay on their chaise longues." Quotes-end.png

Add or change this opinion item's references

This item argues for the position France should commit more troops on the topic 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict.

This item refers to the previous opinion item Mideast Echoes Of 1938.