1. The safety of Israel citizens is the primary responsibility of its government, which the people of Israel were foolish enough to vote into power. 2. The safety of palestinians is the primary responsibility of those that the palestinians were foolish enough to vote into power. Count up the dead on both sides, and see who's doing a better job in fulfilling their primary responsibilty. On the other hand, the Israel government get more abuse from its people over one dead israeli than Hamas gets from the palestinian people over the hundreds of dead palestinians. Not sure why this is, maybe palestinians just don't value the lives of their fellows as much as Israelis do.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
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