Yes, the 4th army in the world was unable to crush Hamas even though Gaza is blockaded by all including Arabs and forced to leave. in Lebanon, Israel was humiliated repeatedly by Hezbullah. the generous Israel withdrawl form lebanon left many tanks, arms as souvenirs. There was a race in reaching the occupied land between Israel's formidable army and its collaborators the infamous SLA. had it not been for Arabs ruthless regimes and relatively recently the new PA in the WB, Israel would have been in a quagmire as the US in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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