One Year After the Lebanon War

[UPI] Joshua Brilliant - Hizbullah positions that were sometimes right across the border fence from Israel are no longer there. Instead, there are UN peacekeepers and Lebanese army posts. Yet Hizbullah is still there. Most southern Lebanese are Shiite-Muslims, like Hizbullah, and support that organization. In the past Israel waited until Hizbullah initiated a fight. Not any longer. Before the war there were border areas that soldiers did not enter in order to avoid friction with Hizbullah. The new operational concept provides that Israel would exercise its sovereignty up to the last inch of its territory.

2007-07-12 01:00:00

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