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    • dani
    • 11.01.10 | 14:59 (IST)

    first of all, lets just wait a little longer and see if anti missile (iron dome etc) equipment can make a meaningful difference. second, lets remember that israel nearly became an international pariah after the last gaza war. invading gaza is a trap that hamas AND fatah both want, because it might result less international suppport to israel and more international intervention. the best thing is to let the gazans hurl their rage more and more at egypt, and become more and more connected with egypt. who knows, perhaps if they can't fire missiles at israel, they will begin firing at egypt? the more israel can ignore gaza and let it turn towards its previous owner (egypt), the more likely it is that in the long run, in a scenario of a failed peace process, gaza becomes part of egypt, which would be the most desired final outcome for israel.

    from the article: Israel needs to rethink its Gaza strategy before it's too late
    First published 02:27 11.01.10 | Last updated 09:30 11.01.10
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