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Malcolm Nance: Mission Middle East… What May Be Israel in Your Head, Is Likely Not Israel in Real Life.

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Malcolm Nance: Mission Middle East… What May Be Israel in Your Head, Is Likely Not Israel in Real Life.
Malcolm Nance

Over the last 40 years, I have visited Israel numerous times. My first visit came in the middle of September 1983. The ship I was on had just finished taking part in a massive bombardment of the Lebanese Chouf mountains in support of the fledgling Lebanese army offensive against the the Walid Jumblatt-run PFP, the Progressive Socialist Party Druze militia.  This combat operation involved several US warships firing hundreds of 5-inch gun rounds into the mountainous regions south of Beirut.

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