Most Israelis want an independent inquiry into the recent Lebanon war, a survey found. Israel Radio on Thursday published the results of an opinion poll it conducted on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s decision to limit probes of the 34-day offensive against Hezbollah to a government-appointed panel. Sixty-four percent of respondents were unhappy with the decision, preferring that an independent body look into the war’s planning and execution, the station reported.
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