1. Opening shots to P.O.D. were rockets fired on Israel by Gazan terrorists in the months/weeks/days before... 2. Netanyahu - Any politician anywhere in the "civilized" world always prefers to convince the voter that it was he who was responsible for maintaining the good quality of life and peace. Going to war is counterproductive to this image. The exceptions are those like the Islamist leaders of the world who thrive on Jihad a fundamental tenet of Islam
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