Wednesday, March 22, 2006

IF WE'RE SO CONCERNED with civil wars, how come the media isn't giving similar attention to this one?
Eyewitnesses said most of those wounded in Monday's fighting in the Gaza Strip were policemen who tried to prevent Fatah gunmen from taking over government buildings and security installations. The two sides exchanged gunfire for several hours in scenes that many Palestinians said were reminiscent of the civil war in Lebanon in the 1970s.
Rand Simberg's explanation is, of course, correct.

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