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02/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Lebanon Will Not Become Second Front: Robert Fisk

The "Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command" - the quotation marks are necessary since this outfit controls at most 500 cadres - is responsible for all the tin-pot rockets fired into Israel from Lebanon this past week.

It is not the next "front". It is not the beginning of the "northern front". No one was injured when three rockets fired from southern Lebanon fell in open areas near the Israeli town of Kiryat Shemona yesterday. A blaze of outdated rockets on northern Israel - "about 1944, I date them", as one Palestinian put it in Beirut - is not going to ignite another conflict for Hamas in Gaza. In Lebanon, the guns are silent - and when they are not, the world will know about it.

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