Israel: Snow Ball A New Book Raises Ghosts

A new book raises ghosts

Almost from the moment the first tank rumbled across the border on that bright June day in 1982, the Israeli invasion of Lebanon has been passionately debated within Israel. As the acknowledged first war in which the country's life was not at stake, it also became the first war to be widely questioned for both motive and consequences. The debate will be revived with this month's publication of Snow Ball, by Shimon Shiffer, 36, diplomatic correspondent for the Voice of Israel. (The acronym in Hebrew for the invasion's official...

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