Lebanon (2006)


Two soldiers had been captured

They'd crossed to the other side

Two soldiers taken prisoner

Several others died

This is how it started

So said the Jewish state

Forget about 96, 82

67, 48

Two soldiers taken hostage

And by the Sea of Galilee

We must defend our borders

Wherever they may be

We must defend our soldiers

Wherever they're deployed

Two of them are captured

One country is destroyed

Somewhere in Tel Aviv

Generals drawing battle lines

For the town where Jesus

Turned water into wine

On the ten-year anniversary

Of a massacre of children

They thought it was a good idea

To massacre some children

Anyone in the south

I heard Ehud Olmert say

Everyone's a target

And may be killed today

And if your home has turned to rubble

It may be pulverized some more

Cause two soldiers have been captured

And we gotta settle up the score

Who's the terrorist now?

A hundred thousand homes

Levelled to the ground

Every olive branch on offer

Burned where it was found

Every chance at dialogue

Rejected right on cue

If you're gonna burn your bridges

You might as well bomb them too

They even bombed the prison

Where they used to torture fighters

Where they had the dogs and leashes

Cigarettes and lighters

Where they were kept shackled

Not allowed to stand

Where they torched the forests

Turned them into sand

Who's the terrorist now?

And the entire world watches

A few thousand demonstrate

Governments take action

All too little or too late

All the telephones are ringing

In case you couldn't read the signs

This is the IDF

And you're in the firing line

Condoleezza came to visit

For about an hour

She thought it was a party

Some kind of baby shower

She said these were the birth pangs

Of a brand new morn

But in the hospitals today

All the babies were stillborn

Who's the terrorist now?

The stars and stripes among the ruins

Say where they were made

In case anybody wonders

About all that military aid

In case anybody wonders

About the mines around the farms

Or why so many toddlers

Are missing legs and arms

Or why so many of them ask

Exactly what was meant

By wiping out their homes

And then sending them a tent

Or why if you ask them

Who is Nasrallah

They'll tell you he's our leader

And we all are Hezbollah

Who's the terrorist now?


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