Thank Heaven, an Israeli paper is beginning to think - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 27.02.10 | 01:20 (IST)

    Haaretz may be the first Israeli paper beginning to think rationally about the Dubai hit. Every action has some cost attached to it, and one should always weigh the benefit against the cost. The enormity of the cost in this case, in dozens of Mossad agents being put to pasture for the killing of an insignificant Hamas operative (a buyer from a seller - Iran - who would give the weapon goods for free) seems not to justify the fictive gain. Unfortunately, this is the typical Israeli public's reaction to any war or operation, such as in Lebanon or Gaza - for a while everybody is screamingly supportive and wouldn't apply any reason. After a few days, when the cost is beginning to show, reality begins to descend. Of course the Jewish Amen Gallery in the Diaspora is the last to wake up. You have a few more days fellows to dream of glories before your rude awakening.

    from the article: Will the Dubai hit increase Israel's global isolation?
    First published 01:57 26.02.10 | Last updated 07:12 26.02.10
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