Israeli Troops Get Go-Ahead for Expanded Assault in Lebanon

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Despite what appears to be progress on a Security Council cease-fire resolution, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has given the military the go-ahead to expand the ground offensive in southern Lebanon.  At the United Nations, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met with Secretary General Kofi Annan, and John Bolton, America's Ambassador to the UN, John Bolton was optimistic about the resolution. Has Israel lost its patience, or is it trying to speed-up a diplomatic solution? We get updates from Jerusalem, Beirut and the UN.

Credits

Guests:
Joel Greenberg - freelance reporter, Maggie Farley - UN Correspondent, Los Angeles Times, Andrew Lee Butters - Middle East Correspondent, Time magazine

Host:
Warren Olney