Thursday, July 27, 2006

Lebanon just gets worse.

Lebanon is continuing to break down. In what is probably a sign of things to come, Australia has withdrawn its troops. Admittedly, it's only 12. But, it doesn't bode well when peacekeepers start leaving a region on the verge of all-out warfare. (It's not yet war because the conflict is between Israel and Hezbollah, and Hezbollah is not a state, hence cannot be involved in a war. Technical point.) I'm taking bets on when diplomats start being withdrawn and embassies closing across the country.

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