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Why Israel Launched a
Ground War in Gaza

Politico Magazine, by Aaron David Miller

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/18/2014 5:12:51 AM

After days of ominous buildup, it’s finally happening: Israel has launched a ground incursion into Gaza. But why, you say? War, what’s it good for? Israel’s Iron Dome has kept the home front safe; Hamas’ rejection of the Egyptian cease-fire offer has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the political high ground; and there’s a big risk of losing it if Israel charges into Gaza and ends up killing many more Palestinian civilians. Which it inevitably will. And what’s more, why do the Israelis believe that a ground war will lead to a better outcome than the last one in 2008/9?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/18/2014 5:45:07 AM     (No. 9929741)

Remember when Japan hit Hawaii? They kept poking at the big Giant until they awoke him. ISLAM has been doing the same thing to Israel for a very long time. And Israel could have wiped them off the map early on but they did not. Hamas, which is one of Islam´s many arms keeps poking and poking. Remember their vow of wiping the INFIDELS off the earth? You and I are Infidels don´t you know that? If they destroy Israel...WE ARE NEXT and we have lots and lots of Muslims in USA ready and waiting to kill the Infidels.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/18/2014 7:41:45 AM     (No. 9929861)

Probably because Bibi actually cares about protecting his people from barbarians more than willing to kill and maim them. The Muslims blood lust for Jews will never be abated until they are totally defeated and if that means wipe them out, so be it. Israel has a right to defend itself from evil.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: congar, 7/18/2014 9:23:15 AM     (No. 9930033)

When your enemy lobs explosive rockets into your country day after day eventually you get mad enough to strike back. Of course the Blame Israel Firsters will eviscerate Israel for defending herself, as usual.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dman, 7/18/2014 9:41:54 AM     (No. 9930062)

The parallels between missiles lobbed from Gaza and "children" being lobbed from Central America are there to see. Bibi has responded, as he must.

Will we?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: marthaville, 7/18/2014 10:05:30 AM     (No. 9930105)

Muslims are dumb enough to believe they could actually defeat Israel. The Muslims will never understand until they are no more.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dbdiva, 7/18/2014 11:46:18 AM     (No. 9930262)

FTA ~ "
The responsibility of a government is to guarantee not just security but normalcy."

Do ya think someone can pass that bit of wisdom to our fearless fundraiser?



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