Excursions on the Middle East, politics, the Levant, Islam in politics, civil society, and courage in the face of unbridled, otherwise unchecked power.
Thursday, July 27, 2006
"Restraint" in the Israeli war for hegemony
When Israel began its war for hegemony President George Bush asked Israel to exercise "restraint" and to avoid attacking Lebanese infrastructure. Study the map for a few moments and mull over the meaning of restraint.