Israel has screwed its last remaining ally
By DAN K. THOMASSON
With allies like this, who need enemies?
If the Israelis had deliberately set out to undermine about the only friend they have left in the world, they couldn’t have done a better job. Their tragic bombing of women and children in Lebanon had nearly the same impact on a White House hoping to turn voter attention away from its failures in Iraq and the nation’s growing loss of international respect.