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

Submitted by Phil Horn (United States), Jul 22, 2006 at 11:30

Your comments are well taken and though I am far to the left of you on most issues, there is no deying that your points are cogent.

What is missing is what should be done after the shooting stops in Gaza and Lebanon? The occupation simply does not work. It leads to many Israeli casualties, a corruption of the soul of the occupying soldiers and gives the terrorists a wonderful propaganda tool.

I would be grateful if you would respond to my question as it is a major issue in the conflict.

Phil Horn


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Daniel Pipes replies:

"What is missing is what should be done after the shooting stops in Gaza and Lebanon?"

That's an important question, and one I hope to take up shortly in a column.

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