Empty words, no action, Shalit still in the hands of Hamas, no deterrence, no truce - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alterman
    • 24.03.11 | 18:17 (IST)

    If Fatah and Hamas can´t reconcile, and if the rockets keep coming, then we have to move in and topple the islamist regime and cancel the coup. Or release all the heavy terrorists and yes - send them to the West Bank and Gaza, in order to free Shalit. This or that. There is no deterrence and no truce. Enough with the Hamas-controlled dynamics of sinister half-measures. Or? What do you say? Better to continue like this? Shalit in a dark dungeon, rotting away. Rockets falling on israelis cities, occasional response from Tzahal? And this can go on - for how long? Today: Hamas is calling the shots. It is intolerable. And Barak smiles and prefers to do - what, exactly?

    from the article: Barak: Israel holds Hamas responsible for Gaza rocket fire
    First published 17:53 24.03.11 | Last updated 17:53 24.03.11
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