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Israel Wins the War
but Loses the Peace

Breitbart National Security, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/26/2014 10:15:16 PM

The long-term ceasefire that took effect Tuesday, after a surprise Egyptian-brokered agreement between Israel and Hamas, is being hailed by the terror group as a "victory." In this case, the claim is more than propaganda. According to the details of the agreement, the Gaza border crossings are to be opened, the fishing zone is to be widened, and talks are to commence soon about air and sea ports. No wonder half Israel´s Cabinet is opposed. Israel certainly has achieved military gains. It wiped out most of Hamas´s rocket arsenal, and destroyed almost all of its terror tunnels before those could

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 8/26/2014 11:40:14 PM     (No. 9982651)

At this point I have to believe Netanyahu knows what he´s doing. Whether he has intelligence on something that will blow Hamas wide open or knows the rockets will fly again before long, I don´t know. He may know that Hamas is about to get delivery of longer-range, more accurate missiles and will use them soon on the old cities to the north. Perhaps there will be time for an installation of more accurate detection and destruction equipment for incoming rockets. Again, I have no idea.

I shall be very disappointed in Netanyahu if nothing good for Israel comes of this latest ceasefire. My fingers are crossed that a trap has been laid for Hamas.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: littleorby, 8/27/2014 1:57:16 AM     (No. 9982720)

Good poking around inside your logic #1.

I was surprised that another cease fire was reached; however, I think Hamas is more of a nuisance than a threat; certainly in comparison to Iran. I fear Iran is on the verge of attacking Israel.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: richwill, 8/27/2014 2:06:08 AM     (No. 9982722)

Hamas is reloading for the next round.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ida lil, 8/27/2014 2:10:45 AM     (No. 9982723)

Perhaps Israel would now rather have several Arab nations on their side against Obama and the UN.
They certainly know from kerry´s blunders and Obie´s attitude there is no US support
For now they have destroyed Hamas´s tunnels and and have a chance to team with Egypt and Jordan by showing compassion for the Pals who face a worse Muslim faction than Hamas.
Egypt kicked out the brotherhood thereby losing Obama and along with Jordan are in the ISI path .
Since they can´t look to us right now they may be able to form a pac with Russia.
This may also push back the last resort to use nukes.
Thanks to Kerry´s ineptitude and Obama´s lean toward radical Muslims something will change.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 8/27/2014 2:14:33 AM     (No. 9982725)

If this holds Netanyahu is done. His popularity has gone from 82% favorable to 38% in seven weeks based on his inability to deal a death blow to Hamas. There is no positive here and it´s foolish to look for one.

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