Talk:2006 Lebanon War

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Former good article 2006 Lebanon War was one of the Warfare good articles, but it has been removed from the list. There are suggestions below for improving the article to meet the good article criteria. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.


Please escape the asterisk in the battlebox's footnote[edit]

As I'm not allowed to edit the article, I propose a small fix: When I look at the Infobox military conflict, the first footnote in the "| notes=" section of the box is marked with a bullet point instead of a single asterisk. This could be avoided by using the HTML escape sequence for the asterisk (*), so that consequently the Wikipedia software does not automatically transform the asterisk into a bullet point.--Micge (talk) 15:58, 10 January 2017 (UTC)

Done, thanks to Morphdog and Kingsindian. --Micge (talk) 15:30, 31 March 2017 (UTC)

Number of Hezbollah Fighters[edit]

The number quoted is several hundred (south of the Litani River)[13][14]

Yet their deaths are quoted 250 to 800

This does not make sense. BernardZ (talk)

Not every fighter became a casualty. What exactly doesn't make sense to you ? WarKosign 17:10, 28 April 2017 (UTC)
It says killed, more Hezbollah fighters were killed then were there.

BernardZ (talk)

Several hundred can be more than 250 or even 800. I don't see any contradiction. WarKosign 20:56, 1 May 2017 (UTC)

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Bias in the Article[edit]

Wikipedia should attempt to remain objective, as much as that is possible.

There is a graphic on the bottom right of the article that comes from the IDF forces.

There is no such graphic for Lebanon or Hisbollah.

It is secondary who you call a terrorist or not - when you display only one side of any conflict, you are incurring bias.

My suggestion to resolve this would be to add a NEW subsection, which could talk about general propaganda used by both sides and attempts to FOCUS ON THE FACTS. In this subsection then, it would be ok to show the IDF propaganda too. But as it presently is, the article is slightly biased. Wikipedia is still doing a good job nonetheless, mind you, but considering how many people may edit or view something, I really think that Wikipedia should in general strive to focus mostly on facts, but also on objectiveness as much as possible no matter who is involved in any military conflict. 2A02:8388:1640:9D80:0:0:0:5 (talk) 11:55, 5 September 2017 (UTC)

The infographic was made by the IDF and is clearly marked as such. Is any of the information it presents disputed ? If yes, the response should be presented as well.
The article has to be balanced, but there doesn't have to be exact tit-for-tat match - there is a picture of Lebanon's prime minister, it is not a reason to insist to add a picture of some Israel's official. WarKosign 12:15, 5 September 2017 (UTC)

United nations deaths[edit]

Why are the united nations fatalities listed on the right list, next to the hezbollah? Were they somehow fighting along side with hezbollah against idf? I highly doubt it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 93.167.76.43 (talk) 22:21, 7 September 2017 (UTC)