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    • WB
    • 30.07.06 | 02:06 (IDT)

    I agree with the author, the IDF did not give much for Rice to work with, the rules are simple, you achieve a ground victory so as when you come to the negotiating table, you can dictate your conditions. Israel has two options: either another land assault and score victory or ask for diplomatic rescue from its Godfather the US. While option two can be called "damage control", option one presents a high rsik of repeated failure by HA, which makes Israel a paper tiger....

    from the article: ANALYSIS: Israel failing to give U.S. the military cards it needs
    First published 00:00 30.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 30.07.06
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