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wtf are you talking about??
The Red Cross trucks (or whatever they're using) have not been bombed...
As are as the throwing rocks, and IRA comparisons.....LOL!!
This is starting to be hillarious!
They're not throwing rocks, just to throw rocks. They're throwing rocks to wipe you off the planet. If someone was throwing rocks at you desperately trying to kill you, what would you do? Just stand there??
Originally posted by neformore
Yes. As the Provisional IRA tried to wipe out the entire British Government in an unprecedented attack on the Conservative Party conference in Brighton, I'd say they were trying to destroy the British way of life. Therefore - using your logic - the UK should have bombed Dublin, surely?
Thats because your question is a stupid one and proves absolutely nothing. Of course people would react to a deadly force with its equivalent. However, as I've stated previously, wiping out an entire countries infrastructure to prevent a handful of people from doing something is crassly disproportionate.
If you think Hezbollah can wipe out Israel then you are sadly deluded.
The comparison between Hezbollahs actions and those of the IRA is hugely valid, and if you don't believe me, read about what they did here
Why are you just spouting the continual rhetoric thats spoonfed as propaganda and not looking at the real picture?
Some throw rocks because their homes and teritory have been invaded and it's curently ocupied, I guess you dont have much simpaty for history, because you have no clue of it.
Seems you have no clue as to what's going on in the present. Perhaps these english language links are too difficult for you to understand?
The following are links to aid group Web sites who are assisting civilians in the Mideast crisis (some sites may respond slowly due to increased traffic):
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- If there is no cessation of violence in the Israel-Hezbollah conflict and innocent Lebanese people continue to be killed or displaced, "I'm afraid of a major humanitarian disaster," U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said.
With the destruction of the bridges and the infrastructure, it is extremely difficult to even get to the ground to assess how many people need help and how we are going to get it to them," he said.
Originally posted by pepsi78
So there is no one there realy, I guess you havent been waching tv
There is no one there!!!!!!!!
Further more the us goverment and israel does not want a stop to the conflict, so it is imposible to get aid there, so it's imposible to help the civilans there, so tehre for they dont give a damn about them.
Israel to let humanitarian relief into Lebanon; aid arrives in stricken city
TYRE, Lebanon The first International Red Cross relief convoy has made it to a besieged southern Lebanon city.
And at the same time, Israel's U-N ambassador says his country will allow humanitarian supplies into Lebanon.
French aid flight lands in Cyprus
The international community has begun mobilising humanitarian aid for the people of Lebanon, aid that the Israeli government says it will allow to enter the country. At least half a million people are thought to have fled their homes and are either staying with relatives or being sheltered in schools and other community buildings.
The European Union has pledged 10 million euros and expressed grave concern over the situation. The first plane load of French aid left Paris this morning for Cyprus. From there, the generators, medicines and food will be shipped to Beirut.
But of course propagandists like you know that already, it's just hard for you to admit it.
I guess you dont have cable, you can catch CNN with it you know
Originally posted by wang
I dont find Israels attacks to be 'disproportional' because at the moment it is 'war'. Not a rescue operation, and it has been like that since the start. If they were truely trying to rescue their soldiers then yes it is 'disproportional', but i think it is clear to most people that, Israel's goal in this is not to rescue its soldiers but to crush its neighbours.
My problem with this is simply that Israel is lying. If it was truthful in its reasons with this conflict it would not be 'disproportional' but then again it would be viewed around the world that Israel was simply wrong if they told us their true intent.
All in all war can not be disproportional, but war is simply wrong.
Hezbollah abducted three Israel Defense Forces soldiers during an October 2000 attack in Shebaa Farms, and sought to obtain the release of 14 Lebanese prisoners, some of whom had been held since 1978. On January 25, 2004, Hezbollah successfully negotiated an exchange of prisoners with Israel, through German mediators. The prisoner swap was carried out on January 29: 30 Lebanese and Arab prisoners, the remains of 60 Lebanese militants and civilians, 420 Palestinian prisoners, and maps showing Israeli mines in South Lebanon were exchanged for an Israeli businessman and army reserve colonel Elchanan Tenenbaum kidnapped in 2001 and the remains of the three Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers mentioned above, who were killed either during the Hezbollah operation, or in its immediate aftermath.
On July 19, 2004, a senior Hezbollah official, Ghaleb Awwali, was assassinated in a car bombing in Beirut. Hezbollah blamed Israel; credit was claimed, and then retracted, by a previously unheard of Sunni group called Jund Ash Sham, while Israel denied involvement
In June 2006, the Lebanese military arrested an alleged assassination squad led by former South Lebanese Army corporal Mahmoud Abu Rafeh. According to army statements, the cell was trained and supported by the Israeli Mossad and "used ... to carry out assigned assassinations in Lebanon." Among the killings attributed to the squad are those of Hezbollah officials Ali Saleh (2003) and Ali Hassan Dib (1999).
Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora said the number of Lebanese killed in the 10 days of violence is now more than 330.
Thirty-four Israelis have been killed in the fighting, including 15 civilians killed by rockets fired by Hezbollah into Israel.
Originally posted by ThatsJustWeird
What has Hezbollah done for you that you're defending them so much?