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    • Natallie Durson
    • 22.11.06 | 08:58 (IST)

    If Israel wants to control events, they must think of tomorrow and try to get ahead of the events. The rockets will become more deadly and accurate and longer ranged as time goes by. Hamas is in complete control of events now and Israel is only trying to respond to the threat of the hour. The people in Gaza have no future, no jobs, no hope. Every aspect of their lives is controlled by Israel. Their security, economy, travel, etc are all in Israels hands. This makes it easy to hate Israel and this is the reason that Hamas will never run out of recruits. Killing a few Palestinians, making a few arrests are meaningless. It is time to make a serious peace effort for the first time. A note to Israel about peace negotiations: If it doesn't hurt, you are not doing it right.

    from the article: Security cabinet nixes dramatic steps to counter Qassams from Gaza
    First published 00:00 22.11.06 | Last updated 00:00 22.11.06
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