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Lateral damage?

August 8, 2006

28 days have passed since Hizbollah captured two Israeli soldiers, prompting a ground and air assault on Lebanon by the Israeli army. In that time, 932 Lebanese have been killed in a bloody war of retaliation, with 75 missing, presumed dead.

Since the capture of 2 – two – Israeli soldiers by Hizbollah, 932 Lebanese have been killed in the Israeli war of retaliation that followed. According to the Independent, an additonal 3,293 have been wounded.45% of the casualties are children. 913,000 Lebanese, 300,000 of whom are children, are now refugees in their own country . In the same period 94 Israelis have been killed and 1,867 wounded. Call this proportionate?

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