[Marxism] Re: Israeli attacks deepen Hezbollah support

Tony Hartin tony.hartin at physics.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jul 28 07:56:24 MDT 2006


>Consider this, however:
>
>New York Times
>July 28, 2006
>
>Christians Fleeing Lebanon Denounce Hezbollah  By SABRINA

 > [...] But for some of the Christians who had made it out in this convoy,
 > it was not just privations they wanted to talk about [...]
 > "Hezbollah came to Ain Ebel to shoot its rockets," said Fayad Hanna 
Amar, a

> young Christian man, referring to his village. "They are shooting from
> between our houses."


Oh please! "some christians" of Ain Ebel received arms from the Israelis 
for years in order to fight the PLO, and were at the heart of Israel's 
occupation of Lebanon.
Even if over 80% of Lebanese support Hezbollah, you are going to find at 
least one oppositionist if you know where to look. The New Times were 
careful not to quote any statistics





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