Tuesday, August 08, 2006

TomDispatch - August 8

Destruction, Death, and Drastic Measures
The Israelis, over-valuing the technology of war and, in particular, of air power, began their campaign against Lebanon by using perfectly real bombs and missiles to achieve largely psychological ends -- the humiliation of Hezbollah in the eyes of the Lebanese population. As it turns out, they have indeed changed the psychology of Lebanon -- and possibly of the region. Just not in ways they ever imagined.


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