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The info is in that same link I posted about the EU.
You cant be serious. Rocket attacks aimed at civilians NOT terrorist attacks? Economic reasons???? So by your logic the WTC 9/11 attacks were not terrorist attacks but purely economical as well then, since it caused great financial loss to America. Thats a dangerous line your toeing there mate.
Israel is TARGETING KEY HEZBOLLAH TARGETS. They are not bombing indiscriminately. Read the article written by a the Lebanese journalist that I posted, where he points out that Israel have been very precise and careful with their strikes.
THey are not just shooting rockets recklessly like Hezbollah, they are attacking targets that are either: Hezbollah missile launching sites, or Hezbollah strongholds.
As far as the UN / UNHCR goes, they are a worthless organisation that cant even organise a peacekeeping force to get in there and sorth this mess out.
Hmmm... I am willing to concede that point, but the UK and Aus make the distinction between the Military wing and the rest of the group, which the rest do not.
Both were shelling civilian targets and both were committing WAR CRIMES in a time of war...not terrorist attacks. I've never maintained that I support Hezbollah over the Israelis, regardless what my position on Israel itself. Both are in the wrong with their tactics here.
You see, the problem herein lies with the designation Israel has given Hezbollah (entirely), see the first point above. Now, a "hezbollah stronghold", does that include hezbollah schools, hospitals etc? Apparently. I know Israel has been very precise. They have very precisely bombed the crap out of the entire of Lebanon's civilian infrastructure, which in no way can be called a "hezbollah stronghold".
I wish people would think about what they post before running their mouths off. I can understand the frustration with the UN, but it is OUR Governments that are in the UN. It is OUR Governments who do the descision making, it is OUR Governments that ntake 3 weeks to agree on a wishy-wasy resolution.
Originally posted by stumason
I would call Hezbollah a Geurilla group, not terrorists. But I can't be arsed to debate that point on the 435th thread I have said it. For my stance, check out the other threads. Sorry, i am too tired after a 12 hr night shift to dig up the links for you. I might do that tonight if your lucky
A War does not have to take place between two soveriegn states. What else would a war be called if it wasn't between two states? A nasty brawl with lots of pushing a shoving?
Originally posted by kickoutthejams
Good one Dark I was just about to post the same link. It doesn't look so spontaneous now does it?
This just goes to show how manipulative and forward thinking the Israelis and USA are with such 'events' however this has clearly back fired on them as Hizbollah have stood their ground and while not necessarily being the victory they are claiming it's been fought to a draw.
What will they think of next?