Thursday, July 5, 2007

Arab Military Victories

We have all noticed how, no matter how a war goes, the Arab media by and large proclaims victory, hence the celebration of Hezbollah's "victory" over Israel last summer. While we can question whether Israel won, I don't think for a second that it can be said that Hezbollah emerged triumphant. At best it was a stalemate. Admittedly, given Israel's precarious position in the Middle East, this is unacceptable.

A Lebanese writer has asked rhetorically whether this lack of honesty really helps the Arab cause: It's a fair question, I think...........

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