Tuesday, June 26, 2007
By Robert Fisk
"Which United Nations contingent in southern Lebanon will be next? It is a ghoulish, terrible question after the car bomb attack that killed six Spanish soldiers of the 13,000-strong international army on Sunday evening, but one which the officers of the UN Interim Force - Unifil - are asking at their intelligence meetings.......
Either way, the UN - and thousands of Western troops - are now in the firing line in another Arab country, and the Lebanese government's appeal not to be left to fight off its enemies alone reflects the concern of Fouad Siniora's fractured cabinet that it may be abandoned as violence continues to grow in intensity and geographical area......"