Israel is forced to defend, but it goes nowhere - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 28.12.07 | 12:30 (IST)

    Israel must certainly respond to the Qassam attacks. The problem is that it changes nothing. Israel has killed many hundreds of Hamas and Islamic Jihad over the years, including top leaders, and today they are stronger than ever. In a sense, it is as if Israel is weeding out the careless or reckless militants, making the organizations stronger. These is no doubt that a successful peace effort would require the participation of Hamas. Since Israel is not intreested in peace, it is lucky that the war with Hamas will go on for a long, long, time.

    from the article: IDF kills former PA premier's bodyguard during W. Bank raid
    First published 00:00 28.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 28.12.07
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