Tragedy in South Lebanon: The Israeli-Hezbollah War Of 2006

Tragedy in South Lebanon: The Israeli-Hezbollah War Of 2006

by Cathy Sultan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979824913
Publisher: Mighty Media, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author


Cathy Sultan is also the author of A Beirut Heart (Scarletta Press, 2005) and Israeli and Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides (Scarletta Press, 2006). She sits on the Executive Board of the National Peace Foundation, where she directs Middle East educational projects. She is also involved with "Women in Black," a group that stands in silent vigil to protest war, ethnic cleansing and human rights abuses. She and her husband currently live in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents


Maps     vi
Prologue: Qana, April 18, 1996     1
The Origins of Chaos     7
War Memories of My Own     13
South Lebanon and Gaza: Two Failed Policies     19
The July War     29
One Battle, Two Perspectives     49
Cluster Bombs and Other Environmental Hazards     59
Water Wars and Land Grabs: The Litani River and The Shebaa Farms     73
New Worries: The Palestinians and Fatah Al-Islam     89
The Media's Coverage of the War: Myth Versus Reality     99
Despair or Hope?     109
Lebanon timeline: From Ancient Times to the Present     117
Glossary: List of Characters, Places and Events     145
Index     167

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