Mark Lincoln, with either choice, it would lose. If Gaza, what little of its humanity it still has and if Lebanon, thousands of lives. Yacov, the attack and abduction happened because Israel reneged on its promise made during the Tennebaum swap, to release the last of the Lebanese prisoners and Israel's reputation of releasing prisoners only in swaps. Hizbullah was left with no other choice to get its people back. If there is a rematch, your area would be completely bypassed.
Palestinian reportedly shot dead by Israeli soldiers after approaching Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
from the article: Report: Turkey warns Lebanon that Israel may be planning attack