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|Israel has yet to hit Lebanon as hard as it could because it fears that doing so would cause the fledgling government to fall, a high-ranking military official said Saturday, adding that if necessary, it would take such action. 'We didn't take the gloves off completely,' the official told reporters in a briefing at the Defense Ministry's Tel Aviv headquarters. 'Imagine if we hit Lebanon's four power stations. It would throw Lebanon back years. Gaza [where Israel hit the power station two weeks ago] can't go any further backwards. But Lebanon will lose billions of dolla|
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