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Reader comment on item: Israel's Unnecessary War in Lebanon

Submitted by Michael (Switzerland), Jul 18, 2006 at 11:36

Whatever the possibilities of an "Arab defeat", the assumption, the Israelis would fight Lebanon in order to swap two soldiers is surely flawed.

Not that there wouln't be some token exchange of prisoners in the end, but until then, Lebanon will surely look different. One of the boons of "appeasement" is the fact that the Sunnis seem to prefer a strong Israel to a strong Iran.


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