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    • Jasper
    • 30.09.09 | 05:20 (IST)

    "Israel broke the ceasefire on Nov 4." Presumably, you are referring to the attack on the good farmer folks digging for ... ummm... potatoes under moonlight. According to Jackson Diehl in the Washington Post last week, 372 rockets and mortars were fired on Sderot and Ashkelon between May 15 and Nov 4. This is the "Cease Fire" you are buying into? OK, I admit the rate of fire was less that the previous six months. But where I was educated, a cease fire would be zero rockets and mortars. There was only one way Hamas was going to get the message. Notice that the rate of fire went WAY down. It is coming back up now. Hamas is recalibrating to see what they can get away with. Watch it carefully.

    from the article: U.S. to Israel: Probe alleged Gaza war crimes to advance peace
    First published 12:16 29.09.09 | Last updated 21:45 29.09.09
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