Daily Archives: September 1, 2006

IDF Sources: Israel Should Leave Lebanon ASAP

--Now that UNIFIL troops in southern Lebanon have been greatly beefed up, and are expected to reach 5,000 soldiers by the end of the week, some IDF officials said that the IDF withdrawal is "very close."--U.S. CONSIDERS SPECIAL WAR GRANT TO ISRAEL--JESSE JACKSON WORKED ON ISRAEL'S BEHALF IN LEBANON AND IN SYRIA

Lessons of war / Israel not pressing on MIAs

One of the aims of the Lebanon war, as initially laid down by the the General Staff's Operations Directorate, was "pressuring Hezbollah into releasing the captives." Some Israel Defense Forces raids during the war...