Israel's debacle, courtesy of Bush

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Author(s) Sidney Blumenthal
Date August 17, 2006
Quotes-start.png "Rather than seek the disarmament of Hezbollah, Israel sought to eliminate it permanently. If the aim had been to disarm it, in line with United Nations Resolution 1559, Israel might have initiated a diplomatic round, drawing in Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt, to help with the Lebanese government. But, encouraged by the Bush administration, Israel treated Lebanese sovereignty as a fiction." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Israel was right to attack Lebanon on the topic 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict.