Its fairly clear the rockets do not help their cause.. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen L
    • 18.04.11 | 04:59 (IDT)

    ..so it is no surprise that opinion is swinging against the rockets. What may be a surprise to the Palestinians in general is the very high level of support, especially in social media, they have received since Cast Lead. That support is at its strongest when they are not firing rockets, as is is difficult to argue that the rockets shpuld not be responded to. The support will also have shown them their position is not hopeless- a previous emotion that was the only reason to launch quasi military action against an overwhelming foe.

    from the article: Poll: Palestinian support for Gaza rocket attacks on Israel dropped by half
    First published 18:54 17.04.11 | Last updated 18:54 17.04.11
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