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Battle-tested EU soldiers?

Reader comment on item: Hold Damascus Responsible [for Hezbollah Violence in Southern Lebanon]

Submitted by LDC (United States), Aug 1, 2006 at 10:07

"...a battle-tested force composed of soldiers from European Union member states."

Besides the Brits, there are none. Except maybe a multi-national force of drunken, soccer fans.

"for every target hit by Syria's proxy, Israel will single out Syrian targets for attack. Such targets could include the terrorist, military, and governmental infrastructures.

Now there's a viable response!

Someone please put Daniel Pipes into Condi Rices' chair. He is so right when writing, "This approach will work because Hezbollah's stature, strength, and skills depend on Syrian support, both direct and indirect. Given that Syrian territory is the only route by which Iranian aid reaches Hezbollah, focusing on Damascus has the major side benefit of restricting Iranian influence in the Levant."

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