Well, in a way. The unilateral pullback in 2000 gave encouragement to Hezbullah, which then acquired about 15,000 missiles and began firing some of them into Israel. That pullback also probably sparked intifada II. And the unilateral pullback from Gaza in 2005 got Hamas, a bitterly anti-Israel group, elected, and stimulated mortar and rocket fire that sometimes now reaches Ashkelon. What some Israelis believe is their "compassion" undoubtedly encouraged this Islamist violence.
Turkish military returns fire into Syria after rockets hit border town again (Reuters)
from the article: 'Quiet, they're shooting'
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