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Another Costly Draw
American Thinker, by Jonathan F. Keiler

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Posted By:trapper, 8/8/2014 6:00:20 PM

Israel Defense Force (IDF) ground units completed their withdrawal from Gaza on Tuesday, August 5. At first, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that this was part of a strategic Israeli decision to deal unilaterally with Hamas. Then Israel agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire, supposedly without committing to talks. Now Israel will enter Egyptian-mediated talks with Hamas, in contradiction to Netanyahu’s earlier pledge that there would be “no accommodation, only deterrence.” One thing is very clear at this point: Israel did not seek or win a military victory over Hamas, no matter what Netanyahu says, nor are most Israelis

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Israel had the opportunity to rid itself of Hamas once and for all and force peace in Gaza. It chose not to. The obvious question is: why? In light of that, perhaps we should subject everything we think we know about everyone´s motives there to a serious re-examination, because it simply does not add up. When events don´t make sense, it is time to challenge what you are being told about them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/8/2014 6:10:11 PM     (No. 9958441)

I smell the stench of Obama.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/8/2014 6:43:38 PM     (No. 9958470)

Anything less than the total annihilation of Hamas in Gaza is a victory for Hamas.

I stand with Israel, but it´s hard to support the victim when that victim keeps choosing to remain a victim...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: couchguy, 8/8/2014 7:39:54 PM     (No. 9958511)

Israel surrenders once again.

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