"If Israel was under seige, don`t you think Israelis would do the same things to the foreign enemy who had them in a stranglehold?" [Silvienne] Actually, no. Most Israelis are reasonably intelligent. If faced with overwhelming power, but with no threat of annihilation, most Israelis would choose a sane route to better the situation. Like Kenny Rodgers sings, "gotta know when to hold em, know when to fold em...." Hamas is a specie apart.
Syria signals that no ceasefire would take effect until Jordanian, Turkish borders shut (Reuters)
from the article: Israel: Gaza crossing to stay shut as long as Hamas in power
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