The chicken or the egg - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • B. Roberts
    • 22.09.09 | 18:28 (IDT)

    Two quotes are appropriate here..."War is the continuation of policy (politics) by other means" and ?Given the same amount of intelligence, timidity will do a thousand times more damage than audacity? (both from K. Clausewitz). Daily rocket and mortar fire should and did motivate the Gaza adventurism. FTA:"...reflex dependency on Palestinian violence can be replaced by a world view appropriate to a Holy Land uncontaminated by terrorism." Uh, precisely when are Israel's neighbors going to stop taking potshots at civilians? On that day, Israel's views should change.

    from the article: The Gaza War 'victory' - Has Israel grown dependent on terror?
    First published 17:13 22.09.09 | Last updated 17:29 22.09.09
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