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Netanyahu says Israeli military
‘will take as much time
as necessary’ in Gaza

Washington Post, by Griff Witte and Sudarsan Raghavan

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/2/2014 11:23:33 PM

JERUSALEM — An Israeli soldier who the military feared had been abducted by Hamas gunmen in a firefight Friday that shattered a temporary cease-fire in Gaza was declared dead Sunday, just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled that military operations against Palestinian militants would continue. “We will take as much time as necessary, and will exert as much force as needed,” Netanyahu said Saturday. He said that Hamas will pay “an intolerable price” for its attacks. Earlier, Israeli officials had said they would not send representatives to negotiations planned for Sunday in Cairo, and reports circulated in the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: richwill, 8/2/2014 11:43:46 PM     (No. 9951262)

Makes sense to me. Israel needs to finish hamas totally. However, to finish hamas one must commit ge3nocide.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bubber, 8/2/2014 11:48:12 PM     (No. 9951264)

Please do... and Thank You...and my condolences for your loses ...and and for the loses that are forced upon you ...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/3/2014 2:13:20 AM     (No. 9951322)

If they do not finish the job, Hamas will be like the weed that keeps popping up.

Farther down there is an article/video posted with Bibi as a 28 year old. A must watch.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/3/2014 7:21:52 AM     (No. 9951406)

The contrast between Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama could not be more stark. One recognizes a mortal threat to his country and acts decisively to protect his people and defeat the enemy. He makes it clear that he will do everything in his power to succeed. He is confident and resolute. He is a real leader who has been in combat and knows the sacrifice it takes. He loves his country and will fight to protect it against all odds even when his allies harangue him. He is a leader to be respected and admired. Then there is Obama, enough said.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lana720, 8/3/2014 7:27:22 AM     (No. 9951410)

There is every reason why Bibi and his People must finish this. The most important of which is to keep the barbarians from major attacks in the USA, a prospect clearly not obvious to the loser in our WH.
Thank a democrat.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mulhaven, 8/3/2014 8:01:58 AM     (No. 9951432)

Netanyahu is doing what must be done. He is fighting back. The meeting in Cairo, as are all ceasefire meetings, is for the purpose of stopping Israel from defeating Hamas, and not from getting them to stop their attacks on Israel and especially upon the civilian population. And yes, Obama, to stop an endless war against the children in Israel.

It is time for Israel to stop being suckered by their enemies within the U.S. and the UN.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/3/2014 9:10:40 AM     (No. 9951521)

When the IDF gets done with Hamas, could Bibi please send them here? They could solve our border problem in a day or two.

Netanyahu/Palin 2016!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: strike3, 8/3/2014 9:15:27 AM     (No. 9951531)

"By rejecting further talks, “Israel is telling Hamas that they’re not going to get anything,” said Amos Yadlin"

Your "Duh" quote of the day.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 8/3/2014 9:16:04 AM     (No. 9951533)

I simply can´t understand - - why the Israelis won´t let Hamas exterminate them.

Their partisanship, hatefulness, and failure to be inclusive is incompatible with enlightened thinking.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/3/2014 10:41:48 AM     (No. 9951676)

Notice that Bibi isn´t playing golf, he is playing hard ball. Democrats are getting edgy, and it shows. This mass invasion of Latinos has them all sweating.

By the way, it´s raining in SoCal.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 8/3/2014 12:36:19 PM     (No. 9951815)

Completely destroying Hamas, while appealing, is not possible without razing Gaza because Hamas is like rats living among the people. You can never find and exterminate them all without a complete clean up of everything.

Israel has no interest in picking up that burden, not only because of the harsh fighting they would encounter from desperate people, but because they do NOT want a genocide on their conscience. The Israelis are fighting a war of defense wiping out the tunnels and significant amounts of the rockets. Perhaps killing a few Hamas leaders. Then they will leave Gaza, hoping for a few years of relative security for their country. They know, unfortunately, that Arab hated will drive Arabs to future actions that will have to be resisted.

For now, it is a balance of safety vs. prudence.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: fireboy, 8/3/2014 1:43:04 PM     (No. 9951893)

Take all the time you need, Bibi. In fact, if you need overtime, I´m good with that too.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 8/3/2014 4:57:47 PM     (No. 9952069)

Hamas is at war and will continue until they are dead. They are more than happy to sacrifice everyone around them. They will not quit. Israel needs to wipe them out since their very existence is at stake. This war will likely continue unabated for a long time. Any cease fire is meaningless since Hamas will stay in a war stance.

Sickening to watch the United Nations, the lefty media, and leftist politicians persist in supporting Hamas.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: seenitallbefore, 8/3/2014 6:36:00 PM     (No. 9952138)

#4 the difference is that Bibi loves his country. Obama, not so much (Even assuming it is his country.)

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Reply 15 - Posted by: liberalslovetaxes, 8/4/2014 12:03:55 AM     (No. 9952337)

Got that Obama, or do you need to hear it again? Butt out.

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