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Telegraph [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/3/2014 7:05:53 AM

Israel´s military has begun redeploying along its border with Gaza after the government signaled it would reassess its operations. A number of tanks and other vehicles were seen leaving Gaza on Sunday. In a televised address late on Saturday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested troops would reassess the operation after completing the demolition of Hamas military tunnels under the border. Security officials said the tunnel mission was winding down. At the same time, Mr Netanyahu warned Hamas would pay an "intolerable price" if it continued to fire rockets at Israel and that all options remain on the table.

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"Redeploying" must be the IDF term for scorched earth. Well, maybe that´s a bit of an exaggeration but I watched as missiles (perhaps from an Apache) tore into a very expensive apartment building and restaurant, with the name "Al Zafer" on top. If the link works for your browser, you might be able to catch sight of the building--quite nice architecture with what seems to be dark green marble in vertical strips. Keep trying different browsers to get to the url.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/3/2014 7:27:55 AM     (No. 9951411)

The idiots running Hamas are the real reason for this whole fiasco.Why would you spend 5 years and millions of dollars on tunnels only to give Israel an excuse to invade by firing rockets at them. Why wouldn´t you just lay low until the time was right for a full attack? I wonder if Hamas started this this war thinking Obama had their back?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FilAm, 8/3/2014 10:56:24 AM     (No. 9951698)

Of course,Hamas was emboldened by Obama s cowardice and Muslim leanings. So Bibi should not listen to Obozo and keep going until the enemy is defeated.No crease fire,These savages will not stop. Finish what they had started.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/3/2014 12:30:28 PM     (No. 9951811)

Israel is doing what the Muslim terrorists understand...showing them power. The assault is being carried out very thoughtfully, giving each Palestinian a taste of what it means to P.O. Israel. This should create something of an internal P.R. fiasco for the Hamas leadership.

But! As was learned in the 1940´s Japanese, German and 1968 North Vietnam experiences, a population that is oppressed and controlled has no chance of altering the minds of those who oppress them. Like whipped dogs, they will just lay there and take it. The murder will continue to be exported from Gaza.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 8/3/2014 2:20:31 PM     (No. 9951947)

May the IDF not leave Gaza until it is turned into a parking lot.

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