The objectives of IDF is: 1-) Stop the rockets from gaza into Israeli schools and civilian houses. 2-) Stop the IEDs that left 2 IDF soldier disables in the last week (inside Israel territory), and that Kornet that disable another soldier. Simple like that sir....
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from the article: LIVE BLOG: Day 2 of Israel-Gaza conflict 2012