The IDF Chief Rabbi exhorted the soldiers to fight Amalek. The IDF proudly announced that it copied the Fallujah One battle plan - an unqualified disaster and one that resulted in US courts martial for crimes against civilians. Fallujah II removed civilians first and fed and housed them. Barak spent too much time with Bush and Cheney and never read the "Lessons Learned" documents on Fallujah One. He had the IDF copy every mistake. And Hamas still rules Gaza, just as al Qaida and the Sunni rebels did after Fallujah One..
UN Security Council condemns North Korea launch, vows action (Reuters)
from the article: Goldstone has paved the path for a second Gaza war