Monday, December 04, 2006

The attempted assassination of John Gunther Dean

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad has a good analysis of the probable culprits behind the Gemayel assassination, including a comparison to the 1979 attempted assassination, by Israel, of John Gunther Dean, the US ambassador to Lebanon.  Andrew I. Killgore writes:

“Dean apparently mused to himself on the irony of an American ambassador being subjected to an Israeli assassination attempt with American weapons supplied to Israel for defense.”