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Bleak Friday: Israeli
Reservists Return Home
Disappointed; Bibi Drops in Polls

Breitbart Big Peace, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/23/2012 11:59:50 AM

As Wednesday night´s cease-fire went into effect--amidst continuing rocket fire from Hamas--many Israeli reservists returned home disappointed that the government had not launched the ground attack for which they had been called up. One soldier, quoted by Ynetnews, said that "as a resident of Beersheba [which was hit by several rocket attacks] there is a sense of disappointment. (The violence) will repeat itself and we´ll find ourselves back here again and again. They (government) should have let us complete the mission." Much of the Israeli public agrees that a ground war would have been preferable to no

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DaveFromTampa, 11/23/2012 12:06:52 PM     (No. 9030635)

Sigh. So the politicians in Isreal let Hamas dictate the start and end of the conflict.

Isreal should have continued to punish the Hamas leadership and Gaza infrastructure for at least a week after Hamas began wailing for a cease-fire. Furthermore, when Hamas predictably fired a single missile several hours after the cease-fire, Isreal should have declared the cease-fire ended by Hamas and punished them for several more weeks.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 11/23/2012 12:20:21 PM     (No. 9030656)

Netanyahu is not stupid. He does not want to precipitate all out war with the rest of the world, knowing that Obama will abandon them. It is clear that Obama threatened to cut off support if the Israelis did not accept the cease fire. But it is also becoming clear to all who are willing to see that Obama will break any deals he makes with Israel if he finds it expedient to do so. Beware of antichrists bearing peace agreements.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Namma, 11/23/2012 12:27:18 PM     (No. 9030665)

my faith and money are on Bibi He is not stuck on stupid!!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tren9, 11/23/2012 12:27:27 PM     (No. 9030666)

This type of solution almost guarantees that a soon-to-be future round will be nuclear. The Israelis will be forced to go it alone and that means they will have no choice. They will have to nuke every military base in the ME.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 11/23/2012 12:34:28 PM     (No. 9030674)

Dittos, #2.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nigella, 11/23/2012 1:55:02 PM     (No. 9030774)

I agree with 2 and 3...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stealthy, 11/23/2012 2:41:40 PM     (No. 9030815)

If you only spray half your house for cochroaches, they will return immune to the spray.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/23/2012 4:09:52 PM     (No. 9030920)

To end these flukes....

...just use the nukes.

Bibi wants to touch all the bases before heading for home.

Much as I hate Barky and the Barkettes, this should prove to be a very exciting 4 years.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: AnnG, 11/23/2012 4:14:59 PM     (No. 9030923)

Can we trade Obama for Bibi?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/24/2012 8:01:17 AM     (No. 9031496)

I long to see an Israeli commander looking off towards Gaza, and beyond toward Syria and Iran, then simply saying, like Maximus in The Gladiator, "Unleash hell. "

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ann, 11/24/2012 8:14:08 AM     (No. 9031513)

I´m with #2 & #3 and very thankful for Netanyahu!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LZK, 11/24/2012 8:26:20 AM     (No. 9031535)

I´m not going to under/estimate BiBi.... He´s smart and he got something he wanted....

Just be patient....

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Reply 13 - Posted by: eoddad, 11/24/2012 8:40:24 AM     (No. 9031572)

#2=3 sum it up for me.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: gesundheit, 11/24/2012 9:16:18 AM     (No. 9031634)

The lesson for Israel from its aborted military exercise against Hamas last week is: if Israel wants to win wars during the Obama years, it must complete them in less than eight days -- which was the amount of time needed by Obama to get his anti-Israel act together and send Hillary to Jerusalem to threaten and browbeat Bibbi into agreeing to a ceasefire.

It´s likely to take Hamas awhile to replenish its missile supply, but when it starts firing rockets again into Israeli kindergartens, Israel should wait for Obama to go on a vacation before retaliating with everything it has in its arsenal before Obama has time to make it back to the White House.

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