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DELUSIONAL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-13-06 04:58 AM
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11. I think what happened is that Israel didn't like the outcome of
the election in Gaza -- Palestinians elected Hamas.

So waiting for a reason to invade Gaza and deal with Hamas a gang attacked an Israeli military outpost and kidnapped an Israeli soldier. This was the excuse that the new Israelie Prime Minister needed to deal with Hamas.

So while Gaza endures collective punishment -- "Hezbollah seizes Israel soldiers"

Hezbollah is demanding the release of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the release of Israel soldiers.

for a review of just who the Hezbollah are -- see:

So now Israel according to the newest BBC report has blockaded Lebanon's seaport and airport.

More collective punishment??

Oh and meanwhile -- Michael Jackson is being sued by his ex-wife -- seems he owns her money.

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  -Someone has gone insane in the Middle East MissHoneychurch  Jul-13-06 04:32 AM   #0 
  - No one is complaining because the US Administration backs Israel  Robbien   Jul-13-06 04:37 AM   #1 
  - I guess they learned from the U.S.  MissHoneychurch   Jul-13-06 04:40 AM   #4 
  - Two cross border operations into Israel  Retired AF Dem   Jul-13-06 04:47 AM   #8 
  - So says the corporate media  Robbien   Jul-13-06 05:09 AM   #14 
  - You are correct.  brmdp3123   Jul-13-06 05:41 AM   #17 
  - You've got it backward. Completely.  aquart   Jul-13-06 04:55 AM   #10 
  - Israel has been 'raided and struck' since it was created in 1948.  brmdp3123   Jul-13-06 05:41 AM   #16 
  - "Tiny" Israel?  Clark2008   Jul-13-06 05:59 AM   #19 
  - yeah, no sympathy for Israel  ixion   Jul-13-06 06:13 AM   #21 
  - "So the huge nations surrounding tiny Israel have been emboldened."  Sapphocrat   Jul-13-06 06:24 AM   #24 
  - wtf  sabbat hunter   Jul-13-06 10:44 AM   #27 
  - It's all a mess.....  WCGreen   Jul-13-06 04:37 AM   #2 
  - You got that right n/t  MissHoneychurch   Jul-13-06 04:43 AM   #6 
  - Well doll  mduffy31   Jul-13-06 04:37 AM   #3 
  - Unfortunately not  MissHoneychurch   Jul-13-06 04:42 AM   #5 
  - They are reacting to the instability the US introduced by  fasttense   Jul-13-06 04:46 AM   #7 
  - The Middle East was never stable  MissHoneychurch   Jul-13-06 04:51 AM   #9 
     - Actually not since the 1920's...  Spider Jerusalem   Jul-13-06 04:58 AM   #12 
     - Actually, it hasn't been stable since like, forever, maybe.  brmdp3123   Jul-13-06 05:43 AM   #18 
     - Earlier than that  YankeeFan   Jul-13-06 09:38 PM   #28 
  - I think what happened is that Israel didn't like the outcome of  DELUSIONAL   Jul-13-06 04:58 AM   #11 
  - That's it in a nutshell.  Clark2008   Jul-13-06 06:01 AM   #20 
  - The neocons are all looking foreward to Armageddon.  Hubert Flottz   Jul-13-06 05:03 AM   #13 
  - Oh I forgot -- the Rapture Right is very excited  DELUSIONAL   Jul-13-06 05:13 AM   #15 
  - Others can tell you why...  Sapphocrat   Jul-13-06 06:14 AM   #22 
  - Speaking of blind  cali   Jul-13-06 10:41 AM   #26 
  - You will certainly be awaken to the latter.  acmejack   Jul-13-06 06:21 AM   #23 
  - when you start a war, try not to get the blame for starting it  legin   Jul-13-06 06:33 AM   #25 

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