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Augustus Richard Norton

In Mideast, shades of 1982

By Augustus Richard Norton
August 7, 2006

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ISRAEL'S WAR in Lebanon, like its 1982 forbear, was launched with the ambitious aim of buttressing Israel's regional hegemony and security. The 1982 invasion turned into an occupation of southern Lebanon that nurtured and hardened Hezbollah, which became the formidable foe that Israel today confronts. Whether the present war is over in a few days or even weeks, it is ... (Full article: 854 words)

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