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    • Reality Check
    • 10.07.06 | 21:37 (IDT)

    Your post is solid. I know what you mean. I don't have a panacea, but I don't feel there is any nation on earth whose troops could wear Blue UN helmets and not be targetted along the border as they would be "legitimate targets" for the Hamas Charter crew on their way into Israel. It doesn't matter who is controlling the border whilst the rockets' ranges and sophistication improve steadily and fly above them, further and further into Israel. We know Israel wants out of Gaza and secure borders. That's why I firmly believe the Palestinians must find a way to control their own warlords for the sake of their children (as per unprecedented recent events in Somalia??) and that Israel should not be dragged in as a policeman.

    from the article: Between cease-fire and flame-fanning
    First published 00:00 10.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 10.07.06
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