Thursday, July 20, 2006
Iran another winner in Lebanon war.
Third of Lebanon casualties are children, says UN.
Syrians defiant, outraged at Lebanon's destruction. "The region is boiling. What they're doing to Lebanon is creating human time bombs who will not only detonate in Israel but also inside countries sympathetic to it."
"For a time, in the aftermath of 9.11, the rest of the world was WITH us. How sympathetic were the people of the world? A million people marched in the streets of TEHRAN in support of the US."
“Today, al-Qaida has not only regrouped, but it is on the march.”
Lebanon Demands Compensation From Israel.
The Israeli invasion is not a narrowly targetted precise attack avoiding civilian casualties on Hezbollah. They have done billions of dollars in damage to Lebanon atacking power plants, factories, ports, bridges, airports. Deaths are 10 Lebanese to every Israeli and nearly all deaths, well over 90%, in Lebanon are civilians.
Ralph Nader criticized White House Israeli policy - supporting "war crimes".
War in Gaza continues.
Bush's peace process disengagement, tilt to Israel, and Iraq misadventure lead to Lebanon's destruction and a Shiite rainbow over the Middle East.
Neocon Middle-East Pot stiring leads to chaos.
Britain fears assault on Hezbollah will backfire. Huge civilian casualties - little gain.