Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Fisk on missiles

The BBC, the world's most trusted news organisation, interviewed Robert Fisk today on the situation in Lebanon. Apparently Israelis are wicked. You know this is true because Fisk is an objective observer of Middle Eastern affairs isn't he? And an expert too - he was writing about Hizb-allah missiles back in 2003:
Take the article in The New York Times by Larry Collins – joint author with Dominique Lapierre of O Jerusalem! – which last month announced that the Syrian-supported Hizbollah resistance in Lebanon had 10,000 missiles that could fly to Tel Aviv and "leave in their wake devastation more terrible than anything Israel has ever known". The missiles are a myth – I travel the roads of southern Lebanon every two weeks and there are no such missiles, as the UN force there will confirm [..].