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Israeli Attacks on Lebanon

StoryApril 19, 1996
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Edward Said

Professor at Columbia University, and author of Culture and Imperialism

Thursday, in the deadliest attack in a week, Israeli air strikes killed at least 75 Lebanese civilians who were refugees seeking shelter at a base for UN peacekeepers. Israel has been pounding what it claims are Hezbollah guerrilla positions for 8 days. Secretary of State Warren Christopher has canceled his trip to Moscow and is instead headed to the Middle East to try and negotiate a ceasefire.


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