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    • Ron
    • 16.09.07 | 22:55 (IST)

    If the proper response was taken after the first homicide bombing at Sabbaro there would be hundreds of Israelis alive today that were murdered in subsequent bombings. Instead Sharon opted for a measured and usually tepid response to a war imposed upon Israel and like now it encouraged more terrorism and won Israel the respect of nobody. The only thing that I would do different than this artical recommends is to turn off supplies and warn Gazan's that the rules of return fire have changed before any bombardment...I would give them that chance to stop the rockets. I will say one thing in Olmert's defense: he did fight in Lebanon and has extracted a pretty severe price on Gaza since the kidnapping of Shalit and understands that a ground operation in Gaza is not Israel's best strategy.

    from the article: Repay Gaza in kind
    First published 00:00 16.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.09.07
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