by Leon Hadar | September 14, 2006 | The National Interest

Much of the debate in Washington in the aftermath of the fighting between Israel and Hizballah has focused on who has “won” and who has “lost” Lebanon War II. Foreign policy pundits have pondered about the final outcome of the bloody cycle of violence in the Levant and the way it affected each side’s strategic goals, military power, economic resources, diplomatic support and propaganda methods.