Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support
Moron Meet-Ups
Any interest in a SoCal Meet-up?
Contact Jim

NY/NJ Moron Meet-Up: Tentative: late summer 2018
Contact CBD

SW Ohio MoMe: 10/20/2018
Contact ibguy

Texas MoMe: 10/20/18
Contact Ben Had
Baltimore Hebrew University Firebombed | Main | Flashback: The Chinese Embassy Bombing of 1999 And The "Loyal Opposition" Of The Democratic-Media Party
August 03, 2006

Lebanese Not Necessarily Rushing To Embrace Hezbollah

I've read a lot of posts making the case that Israeli's attack was pushing the Lebanese to support Hezbollah. One blogger -- I apologize, I cannot remember who -- said, basically, Hezbollah had acheived a coup d'etat against the Lebanese government, using Israel as its unwitting assassin. The government, he maintained, would be replaced by something far more unsavory. Not just tacitly permitting Hezbollah to conduct terrorist raids from the country, but openly aiding them in such endeavors.

Lee Smith debunks that, and Michael Totten, who's spent time reporting from the region, more or less agrees.

I'm quite sure the Lebanese are right now pretty angry at Israel. It doesn't necessarily follow that anger at Israel translates to support of Hezbollah. A pox on both houses attitude will not help Hezbollah, as it's not Israel, after all, permanently basing terrorists in Lebanese territory.

The cry of "Israel and Hezbollah Out Of Lebanon, Now!" hurts Hezbollah more. Israel doesn't really want to be there at all. Hezbollah needs to be.


digg this
posted by Ace at 03:33 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Jewells45: "Schumer.. the gift that keeps on giving. Bless hi ..."

Quint: "I recall a joke that went something like: In He ..."

Yudhishthira's Dice: "Posted by: A Woman at June 19, 2018 09:51 PM (hYcq ..."

Mr. Peebles: "Yes, please, run against Trump. ..."

Hope Solo: "But getting a tie is a win in the Group Play. Pos ..."

Sodomy Jones, Space Pimp: " Hello Space Forcer, you look lonely, want some ..."

Trump poisoned my cat: "Have Jeb and Laura demanded that Schumer and the S ..."

Slippin Jimmy McGill: "Cream of the crop right there. ..."

Quint: "I think soccer is great - as a sport to play; it's ..."

undocumented illegal SMOD: "The [Democrat] bill provides that "[a]n agent or o ..."

Dr. Rockzo: "I hate how you must care and love soccer like bang ..."

Kindltot: "[i]That commercial with the lady that has feet for ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64