Watch this.FOX News 1:30ish EST. Grainy I know but so what? Listen to him. The only thing I failed to capture is when Gillerman (Israeli Ambassador to the UN) was asked about using "disproportionate force". Gillerman said yes, it is disproportionate, any other country in Israel's positions would have unleashed a world of pain (my words) in retaliation for such attacks on their nations.
G8 Leaders weigh in. Stand up gentlemen, let us see what you are made of. More here;
Bush said Israel has a right to defend itself. "The best way to stop the violence is for Hezbollah to lay down its arms and to stop attacking," he said.
Putin and other leaders criticized what they see as an overreaction by Israel that has caused dozens of civilian deaths and risked a major escalation of bloodshed in the Middle East.
"We are very concerned," said Italian Premier Romano Prodi. "We understand the right of Israel to defend itself, of course, and we understand there were provocations against Israel but we believe the use of force by Israel was disproportionate."
French President Jacques Chirac was even harsher in his comments, saying "One could ask if today there is not sort of a will to destroy Lebanon, its equipment, its roads, its communications."
What a spineless, dickless wonder. He thinks it's going to stop the Muslims in his country from rioting, rampaging , burning cars? Sadly, tragically mistaken Monsieur. You embolden your tormentors. Watch.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said he understood Israel's anger but urged against seeking "an eye for an eye."
Putin said it was unacceptable for Hezbollah to try to achieve its goals using force and abductions, but he also was critical of Israel's military response.
"The use of force should be balanced. And, in any case, bloodshed should stop as soon as possible," he said. More here
That's coming from the ex -GB head.
Gillerman on Dobbs (:-(