posted on Aug, 12 2006 @ 01:55 PM
Originally posted by Budsmoka
Hi,im new here and i just had to join to say that you obviously are not educated about the situation in The Middle East.
The Israeli military has been Occupying These areas for the past 37 years and to put it blunt the Arabs are simply *angry* and tired of having to see
the effects of this Illegal and brutal occupation of thier lands.
Homes being destroyed, sometimes with people and little kids still inside them to set way for Isreali settlements that do not allow non-jewish people
The Arabs are simply fighting back and yet they get called terrorists when really the only people to blame for all this hatred against Israel is
Edit: I would just like to add i am in no way a Jewish basher im just stating what i see happening.
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I'm not educated about the situation in the middle east? Pull up a chair and listen closely for I am about to educate on the situation in the middle
For of all, Israel did not invade Lebanon until March 14, 1978. Thats only 28 year, not the 37 years you are claiming. The Israeli impetus behind
the invasion of Lebanon was prompted by none other than Palistinian militants crossing the border from Lebanon into Israel, not the other way around.
Later in 1978 the Israeli's pulled out of Lebanon in accordance with United Nations Resolutions 425 and 426. Those two resolution called for the
pullout of Israeli troops, removing the Palestinian terroists, and setting up a "buffer zone" in southern Lebanon consisting of international
peace-keepers. Again, so much for your 37 year occupation.
The second Israeli invasion of Lebanon took place place on June 6th 1982 and finalized a withdrawl in 1985 with the exception of a buffer zone to
qwell any additional terrorist incursions. As of early 2000, Israel Pulled out of southern Lebanon of a small area called Shebaa Farms. The United
Nations agrees that Shebaa Farms is not part of Lebanon and therefore, is not occupied territory. Israel, according to the United Nations, Has not
occupied any part of Lebanon since June 16th, 2000. Those times when Israel did invade and occupy Lebanon was is responce to muslim aggression toward
Since you don't have your facts straight you can read about it here:
Just scroll down till you see the table of contents, find the 1.3.2 Syrian intervention and consequent occupation of Lebanon link and click. Read
down to: End of the military war, continuation of the Syrian occupation.
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