Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Madison Ave meets Hezbollah

Korean U.N. soldiers secure the area near a banner erected by Hezbollah that reads:' Freedom guaranteed by Nasrallah, humiliation guaranteed by Olmert,' in preparation for the swap of prisoners between Israel and Hezbollah in the southern Litani River, Lebanon, Tuesday, July 15, 2008. In Lebanon, preparations were underway to welcome the prisoners. Red, white and green Lebanese flags, yellow Hezbollah flags and welcome banners were being hung in south Lebanon villages where the coffins will be driven in a convoy from the south to Beirut.(AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Just glad they're not exploiting this too much. Certainly there are many residents of Lebanon who need an English translation.

What would/do the UN forces do excatly?

A U.N boat patrols the Mediterrenean coast during Hezbollah and Israel swap of the remains of two Israeli solders and Hezbollah and Palestinian fighters in the shouthern Lebanese Naqoura border cross July 16, 2008. Five Lebanese prisoners crossed into Lebanon after they were freed by Israel on Wednesday as part of a prisoner exchange deal with Hezbollah, Hezbollah's al-Manar television station reported.REUTERS/ Sharif Karim (LEBANON)

Exactly what would the UN forces on the ship do? The UN forces could do the exact same job sitting in dry dock. The UN has done a bang up job enforcing Resolution 1701 and in Darfur and...