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Green Left Weekly #679, August 16, 2006
UN 'peace' plan fraud in Lebanon
On August 11, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a modified
version of a US-French draft resolution, calling for the 1900-member UN
observer force - UNIFIL, which has been in Lebanon since 1978 - to be
expanded to 15,000 troops and for it to gradually replace the current
Israeli invasion force in southern Lebanon. There is no timetable set
out for this to happen, leaving the way open for Israel to continue its
war on Lebanon under the guise of `defensive' military operations. [Full
* Israel: victim or aggressor?
* LEBANON: The conflict's roots
* ISRAEL:'To kill as much as possible, to conquer as much as
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# LEBANON: 'Peace' plan a 'green light' for war
# Israel: victim or aggressor?
# LEBANON: The conflict's roots
# PALESTINE: Rafah tonight and the morality of the Israeli Army
# ISRAEL:'To kill as much as possible, to conquer as much as possible'
# IRAQ: Shiites warn of popular revolt
# VENEZUELA: Combating the Colombian paramilitaries
# VENEZUELA: Largest landed estate recuperated
# VENEZUELA: Pro-Chavez union movement fractures
# MEXICO: Occupations, protests over electoral fraud continue
# BOLIVIA: 'This is a revolution'
# SCOTLAND: Sheridan sparks crisis in the Scottish Socialist Party
# TAHITI: Nuclear cover-up stokes tension with France
# SWEDEN: Near nuke meltdown
# TURKEY: Ankara escalates war against PKK
# TURKEY: The death fast of Behic Asci
# NAMIBIA: Business as usual for post-colonial elite
# PALESTINE: Mourning 1000 dead in Gaza and Lebanon
# ISRAEL: Refusenik jailed over Lebanon war
# NORTHERN IRELAND: Protesters arrested after Raytheon occupation
# MAURITIUS: Solidarity vigil
# CANADA: Thousands protest Israeli war, Harper complicity
# MOROCCO: Solidarity with Palestine and Lebanon
# UNITED STATES: Cuban 5 denied a new trial
# CHILE: Strike against Australian mining giant
# WEST PAPUA: Students still in hiding
# INDIA: Kerala throws out Coca-Cola and Pepsi
# SOUTH KOREA: Unionist beaten to death
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# Case for socialism: War and capitalist globalisation
# EDITORIAL: Migration bill splits the Coalition
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# Aborigines being stripped of all rights
# Gippsland TLC calls for refugee policy royal commission
# Students taking action against barbarity
# Israel out! An open letter from Australian students
# No peace without justice
# Margaret Holmes: living the fight against war
# Students against war: 1943 edition
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# The life and times of a committed ecologist
# The humanising of David Hicks
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# Correction <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/679/679p6c.htm>
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