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August 7, 2006

The draft resolution proposed by UN Security Council is a ceasefire resolution and is ready to go onto the diplomatic table. That sure took some time.

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Will the proposed ceasefire stop things from getting worse. Will it be accepted?

Since it is a ceasefire resolution--- not a political mopping up operation by the US after the successful Israeli military destruction of Hizbullah as was initially envisaged---the ceasefire indicates how the political landscape has changed. Hizbullah has not been neutralized by the Israeli's with support from the US. Hizbullah has gained legitimacy as a credible deterrent against any Israeli aggression in Lebanon.

Meanwhile the war will go on for a while.

| Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at 5:49 PM | | Comments (0) | TrackBacks (1)
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