By Amos Harel, Avi Issacharoff
This is the 1st accomplished account of the development of the second one Lebanese warfare, from the border abduction of an Israeli soldier at the morning of July 12, 2006, in the course of the hasty choice for an competitive reaction; the fateful discussions within the cupboard and the senior Israeli command; to the heavy struggling with in south Lebanon and the raging diplomatic battles in Paris, Washington and New York.
The e-book solutions the next questions: has Israel realized the perfect classes from this failed military confrontation? What can Western nations research from the IDF's failure opposed to a fundamentalist Islamic terror organization? And what position did Iran and Syria play during this affair?
34 Days delivers the 1st blow-by-blow account of the Lebanon struggle and new insights for the way forward for the area and its results at the West.
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Additional info for 34 Days: Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon
After four and a half months of quiet, Hezbollah attacked a routine IDF patrol carried out by soldiers of the military engineering corps. Three soldiers, Benny Avraham, Adi Avitan, and Omar Su’ed, were driving an unarmored jeep1 when it was hit by powerful explosive URING THE SUMMER 40 34 Days device. Valuable time was lost before it was discovered that the three soldiers of the patrol had disappeared. Israel’s response was low-key: first helicopter, tank, and artillery fire; later, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) bombed a few Hezbollah objectives and a Syrian radar station in Lebanon.
Another scholar, Nizar Hamza, claims that the pragmatic branch that led Hezbollah from 1991 and especially Nasrallah considered political power in Lebanon to be no less important than placing the country under Sharia (Islamic) law. To this group, which had earned the support of Khaminai, political power was on a par with military power. 34 34 Days The beginning of Nasrallah’s tenure heralded no dramatic change. He continued to follow his predecessor’s policy of an extreme, uncompromising line against Israel alongside a more liberal approach to the Lebanese political establishment.
But he leaves the key under a rock at the side of the gate. Just to be safe. BEING A SHIITE IN LEBANON What is the meaning of being Shiite—for the majority of Shiites at this point—and at this critical juncture? Barak Promises To be a Shiite, means that you entrust your fate to the wise and infallible leadership without daring to ask any question even if just as a point of understanding. ” . . To be Shiite is to accept that your country be destroyed in front of your very eyes—with no surprise—and that it comes tumbling down on your head and that your family be displaced and dispersed and becomes “a refugee” at the four corners of the nation and the world, and that you accept standing up to the enemy with no complaints as long as there is a fighter out there with a rocket that he can launch at northern Israel.
34 Days: Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon by Amos Harel, Avi Issacharoff