2 AUGUST 1993
Israel has reacted to recent attacks byIslamicmilitants
on its self-proclaimed security zonein Lebanon by unleashinga massive bombardment of most of south Lebanon which -
by the Israelis' own admission - wasintended to drivethe civilianpopulationoutinorder to put pressure onthe
Lebanese and Syrians to crack down onHizbollah.Inthis the Israelis have been at leastpartially successful, since
between300,000and 500,000 refugeesare reported to have...