From Israeli blog “On the Face”:
Starting from yesterday, every Israeli official blamed the Lebanese government for the Hezbollah attack on Israel, which resulted in the kidnapping of two soldiers and the killing of three. In a particularly hypocritical fashion, spokesman after spokesman protested the violation of Israeli sovereignty – as if the Israeli Air Force had not violated Lebanese air space time after time with flyovers. And in order to make it clear that those were not just words, the IDF attacked Lebanon’s power stations, its airport and Lebanese Air Force bases.
Spokesman after spokesman blamed the Lebanese government for violating UN Security Council resolution 1559, which calls for the dismantling of Hezbollah. But they elegantly ignored the fact that Israel has failed to abide by a whole string of UN resolutions – primarily 242 and 338, which call for withdrawal from the territories that were conquered in 1967.
But this time we’re not talking merely of a victorious propaganda war. This time, the IDF is endangering not just the lives of its soldiers and the citizens of Israel with its operations. It is also significantly endangering peace in the entire Middle East.
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