Israel, Lebanon and the Laws of War

25 07 2006

Daniel has been providing us with some excellent and impassioned coverage of the conflict in Lebanon, so I’m not going to steal the limelight from him now.

What I do want to share with you is today’s Perspective (on ABC Radio National), in which the University of Newcastle’s Roger Marwick and Jackson Maogoto argue that “Israel’s military offensive, unleashed allegedly in response to the capture of three of its soldiers by Palestinian militants and the Lebanese based Hezbollah, violates well recognized and accepted laws of war principle”–namely: discrimination, military objective and proportionality. (The full transcript is available at the site.)

UPDATE: Apparently the blame for all this mess should be placed fairly and squarely on the shoulders of Israeli homosexuals. (Via Dispatches From the Culture Wars)

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