Looking back it is obvious that operation cast lead did brought nothing good for israel. Relations with Turkey did sour. Hamas remains in power , in Gaza. Image of Israel got a big hit ( Goldstone Report ). People like barak and Livni are visionaries ( not ). With such politicians israel is in deep trouble
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from the article: Growing ties between Turkey, China, Iran worry Israel and U.S.