TV News LIES

Thursday, Nov 23rd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Of Special Interest Israel: wedded to war?

Israel: wedded to war?

E-mail Print PDF

Far from learning the lessons of past conflict, the country's military seem ever more willing to resort to brute force.

The general promised "disproportionate" force to destroy entire villages identified as sources of Hizbullah rocket fire, the reasoning being that they are "not civilian villages" but rather "military bases" – the kind of reasoning that can land you in a war crimes tribunal.


Eisenkot pointed to how Israel levelled the Dahiya neighbourhood of Beirut in 2006 and confirmed that this would be the fate of "every village from which Israel is fired on". In case there was any doubt, he added: "This is not a recommendation. This is a plan. And it has been approved."

The frank promise of "disproportionate" force will be chilling for the Lebanese, who even last time round were subjected to indiscriminate attack, the targeted destruction of civilian infrastructure, and carpet cluster-bombing. But what Ha'aretz dubbed the "Dahiya Doctrine" received enthusiastic support in some quarters, such as veteran Israeli TV and print journalist Yaron London.

London seemed highly pleased with Eisenkot's determination to "destroy Lebanon", undeterred "by the protests of the 'world'". London, while looking forward to Israel "pulverising" some "160 Shi'ite villages" made the implications of Eisenkot's thinking clear: "In practical terms, the Palestinians in Gaza are all Khaled Mashaal, the Lebanese are all Nasrallah, and the Iranians are all Ahmadinejad." The meaning of "practical terms" did not need repeating.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Unrepentant Serb general sentenced to life for Bosnia atrocities

Ratco Mladic sentenced to life in prisonAn unrepentant Ratko Mladic, the bullish Bosnian Serb general whose forces rained shells and snipers' bullets...

Charles Manson, leader of murderous '60s cult, dead at 83

Charles Manson deadCharles Manson, the wild-eyed 1960s cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders that terrorized Los Angeles...

LeBron James Thinks Colin Kaepernick Is Being Blackballed by the NFL

LeBron James : Kaepernick blackballed by NFL LeBron James knows a thing or two about athletes, and as a former...

The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow

Trump's first trip to Moscow: the secret history...It was around this time that Donald Trump appears to have attracted the attention of Soviet...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!