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    • Kapplon
    • 30.01.08 | 01:19 (IST)

    Maybe its too early to adopt a defeatist attitude here. Instead of the usual asymmetric responses which always bring international criticism, why not a pure tit for tat? Buy this I mean everytime a Qassam lands in Sderot, let the Israeli defense forces send back into Gaza an exactly identical munition. It cannot be perceived by anyone as unfair, but it would be surprisingly effective given the very high population density of Gaza relative to Southern Eretz Yitsrael. Failing in this way to provoke the international outrage it so seeks and gain a perceived moral highground, this death by a thousand cuts may leave those particular terrorists with but one option -- to stop.

    from the article: An Israeli defeat in Sderot
    First published 00:00 08.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.06.07
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