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    • Angelus Novus
    • 15.03.12 | 09:42 (IST)

    The Israeli Government claims that it assassinated Zuhir al-Qaisi in order to thwart a terrorist attack he was planning. Said government seems to suppose that it knows which means are appropriate to prevent terrorist attacks. Didn't it also know that it was easy to foresee that, in response, rockets would be fired from Gaza? Shouldn't the government review its apparent pretense of knowing perfectly well what Israel's defense needs are?

    from the article: Three rockets fired at Be'er Sheva on seventh day of Israel-Gaza violence
    First published 08:53 15.03.12 | Last updated 08:53 15.03.12
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