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Military Official Says Israel
Invasion of Gaza Is Likely

New York Times, by Jodi Rudoren

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Posted By:Toledo, 7/17/2014 7:21:34 AM

TEL AVIV — Even as Israel and Hamas agreed to suspend hostilities briefly on Thursday at the request of the United Nations, a senior Israeli military official said that his government was increasingly likely to order a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip that it had hoped to avoid. Though Israel initially set limited goals of halting the rocket assaults against it and degrading Hamas, the Islamist movement that dominates Gaza, the group’s tenacity and surprisingly deep arsenal have led to widespread calls to expand the mission. The military official said only “boots on the ground” could eradicate terrorism from Gaza

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bemused conservative, 7/17/2014 9:33:43 AM     (No. 9928518)

"only boots on the ground can eradicate terrorism". The only way to "eradicate" terrorism in Palestine is by killing every man, woman, and child there. Unfortunately, there are plenty of people who would be able to accept that as a reasonable price to pay for "security".

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