Hamas was able to push Israel out of Gaza, a much bigger victory than the Shalit deal. Indeed, Hamas' rise in the First Intifadah induced Israel to make a deal with the PLO (in Oslo) so it could control Hamas (good thought, but too late). Such victories have a short time effect. The basic ideology and behavior pattern are what matter in the long run. Here, Abbas diplomatic approach will be the winner, as Gandhi's was.
Turkish warplanes destroy PKK targets in northern Iraq, say military sources (Reuters)
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