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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 27.04.10 | 07:45 (IDT)

    You are both confused as to the whys and wherefores of the Israeli exit from Gaza. 1. It was not a goodwill gesture to anybody. 2. It was an economic move to save Israeli money. Occupations are expensive and maintaining tens of thousands of troops to protect a few thousand settlers made no economic sense. So Israel cut its losses and converted from active occupation to siege. It did not, however give up it's occupying authority. 3. Not a single day has gone by since the end of the Disengagement when the territory was not under siege or invasion. There was NEVER any good will.

    from the article: Gaza is the fuel for Muslim world's anti-Israel struggle
    First published 01:56 27.04.10 | Last updated 08:11 27.04.10
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