1 terrorist organizations cannot be deterred since their aim is not political accommodation. 2 hamas and hezbollah will continue to pose a substantial threat to israel as long as the terror regime in iran continues to supply them with missiles and other weapon systems. 3 as long as obama is president, israel will hesitate to launch significant operations. obama's anti-israel policies are manifest. 4 should the palestinians declare a state and be recognized by the un, israel will be less hampered in responding to acts of terror from either gaza or the west bank. of course, if a palestinian state is recognized without a final status agreement with israel, then israel will be faced with permanent war.
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from the article: The policy of deterrence failed on Hamas and Islamic Jihad