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In Israeli offensive, no assurances of success

By Anne Barnard
Globe Staff / July 19, 2006

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JERUSALEM -- Six days into Israel's punishing campaign against Hezbollah guerrillas, it is unclear whether military force can achieve the Jewish state's most ambitious goal in Lebanon -- to disarm Hezbollah completely -- or how heavy a strategic blow Israel can inflict on the Islamist militia and its allies, Hamas, Iran, and Syria. (Full article: 1176 words)

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