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    • Arik Jakobsson
    • 20.11.12 | 03:54 (IST)

    The IDF struck first in this case, as in virtually every previous case. This isnt hard to understand. Hamas are a bunch of highly motivated defenders with virtually no infrastructure or weapons. Israel is a well-funded attacker with unlimited financial and technical support from the sole superpower. Hamas are not the smartest folks around but even they arent stupid enough to start something under these circumstances. So time after time the IDF breaks the truce, launching attacks across the border with increasing boldness until they finally manage to provoke the desired response. Then they jump into action to 'defend' the country against these horrible barbarians.

    from the article: As IDF strike kills entire family in Gaza, Israel is starting to get in trouble
    First published 22:39 18.11.12 | Last updated 22:39 18.11.12
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