Robert Fisk on Lebanon

From the August 3 Independent

“The Israelis claimed that helicopter-borne soldiers had seized senior Hizbollah leaders although one of them turned out to be a local Baalbek grocer. In a village near the city, Israeli air strikes killed the local mayor’s son and brother and five children in their family….

….. The obscene score-card for death in this latest war now stands as follows: 508 Lebanese civilians, 46 Hizbollah guerrillas, 26 Lebanese soldiers, 36 Israeli soldiers and 19 Israeli civilians.” – Robert Fisk

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2 Comments

  1. Mudhooks said,

    August 7, 2006 at 11:00 am

    Completely!

  2. azahar said,

    August 7, 2006 at 7:13 am

    It’s obscene – there is no other word for it.


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