News Updates from Citizens for Legitimate Government
13 August 2006
Bush ‘helped Israeli attack on Lebanon’ 14 Aug 2006 The US government was closely involved in planning the Israeli campaign in Lebanon, even before Hizbullah seized two Israeli soldiers in a cross border raids in July. American and Israeli officials met in the spring, discussing plans on how to tackle Hizbullah, according to a report published yesterday.
Watching Lebanon –Washington’s interests in Israel’s war By Seymour M. Hersh 14 Aug 2006 “‘The Israelis told us it would be a cheap war with many benefits,’ a U.S. government consultant with close ties to Israel said. ‘Why oppose it? WeÃ¢ll be able to hunt down and bomb missiles, tunnels, and bunkers from the air. It would be a demo for Iran.’ A Pentagon consultant said that the Bush White House ‘has been agitating for some time to find a reason for a preâ€˜mptive blow against Hezbollah.’ He added, ‘It was our intent to have Hezbollah diminished, and now we have someone else doing it.'”