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August 11, 2006

The spiral continues...

Olmert orders expansion of ground offensive Email this Story

Aug 11, 11:38 AM (ET)


JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert ordered the army to expand its ground offensive into Lebanon on Friday, asserting there was a lack of progress in U.N. talks on a truce, political sources said.

"We said two days ago that we would stop the fire, either militarily or diplomatically," an Israeli political source said. "We see that the ceasefire deal in the U.N. is not making the required progress, and therefore we have authorized the military action."

So, izzis 1914, 1939, or just 1973?

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