By Amos Harel, Avi Issacharoff
This is the 1st entire account of the development of the second one Lebanese battle, from the border abduction of an Israeli soldier at the morning of July 12, 2006, throughout the hasty selection for an competitive reaction; the fateful discussions within the cupboard and the senior Israeli command; to the heavy battling in south Lebanon and the raging diplomatic battles in Paris, Washington and New York.
The ebook solutions the next questions: has Israel realized the suitable classes from this failed military confrontation? What can Western international locations study from the IDF's failure opposed to a fundamentalist Islamic terror organization? And what function did Iran and Syria play during this affair?
34 Days delivers the 1st blow-by-blow account of the Lebanon conflict and new insights for the way forward for the quarter and its results at the West.
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Extra resources for 34 Days: Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon
We, he told the soldiers then, have no problem being here, but what about the women and the babies waiting for us back home? Those babies, Barak said in 2000, before the withdrawal, are about to be drafted and we’re still in Lebanon. As election day approached, he took a firm decision. Seventeen years later, he said, the Lebanon story will never be over until an Israeli stands up and unties the fateful knot. If this was really his conviction, there appears to be no public testimony to it prior to his television declaration, one day after the death of Gerstein.
Hezbollah continued to build itself up and improve. We fought them only on their forwardmost front, the one that clashed with us in southern Lebanon. ” Shortly after convening his government, Ehud Barak paid a visit to the IDF’s Northern Command. General Effi Eitam, then division commander, told him that “20 casualties a year is a reasonable price to pay of the ability to continue holding Hezbollah by the throat. We are stronger. ” Barak stuck to his guns. 20 34 Days The countdown to withdrawal had already begun; the soldiers in Lebanon and their parents were already aware of this.
The locals are telling our soldiers that they are asses for continuing to man the outposts,” a furious company commander told Gantz. Five senior SLA officers suffered heart attacks, and others were sent for medical examinations in Israeli hospitals, at IDF expense. Their troops watched Hezbollah secretary general Hassan Nasrallah promise on TV that every SLA soldier who went forth with a dowry in the form of dead Israeli officer would be granted a complete pardon for his sins. In mid-May, a week before withdrawal, the SLA abandoned one of its strongholds in southern Lebanon under Hezbollah fire.