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    • Bob Jameson
    • 11.03.12 | 13:00 (IST)

    Netenyahu said today: "We have dealt a strong propganda victory for the terroritst in Gaza, and strengthened their recruitment drive. As fire and destruction rained down, hundreds of disenchanted young men, with no hope for the future, bore witness to the power of bombs, and revenge. We offer no evidence for the cross border plot, and instead ask you to ignore the possibility of this being a revenge -led murder spree for the abduction of Gilad Shalit. We knew in advance that militant groups would respond with their only capability, targeting Israeli civilian population areas against the rule of law and decency, thus confirming our points about them being bloodthirsty terrorists. We calculated the risks, and decided that the threat to life of our own civilian population was justified in the face of the opportunity to murder our enemy. No court tried or proclaimed sentence on any of the deceased."

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel has dealt strong blow to Gaza terrorist groups
    First published 11:42 11.03.12 | Last updated 15:12 11.03.12
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