Posted by Peter
Israel tells Kofi: Resolution has already been violated:
Israel tells Kofi: Resolution has already been violated
because the kidnapped Israeli soldiers haven’t been returned yet. The resolution doesn’t require that, though: the preamble “emphasizes the need for an end of violence … including by the unconditional release of the abducted Israeli soldiers,” but there’s no executory provision to that end in the body of the document. It’s an aspiration, not a demand. Which tells you everything you need to know about the resolution."
read more about the debacle at the UN and in Lebanon