Name That War

Reuters reports:

Israel is trying to put a name to the war it waged against Lebanon’s Hezbollah guerrillas last year, but not without some infighting.

Defence Minister Amir Peretz, pressed by families of some of the 117 Israeli soldiers and 41 civilians killed in the 34-day conflict, has set up a panel to come up with a proposal…

Asked on Tuesday by Israel’s popular YNet news web site to offer a name of their own, readers came up with suggestions such as “Operation Failure”, “The Idiotic War”, “The Big Shame” and “Amir Peretz’s Final War”. (MORE)

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