What Israel could do but doesn't - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 11.01.10 | 20:21 (IST)

    "Israel could offer to resurrect the 2008 truce by significantly alleviating its stranglehold embargo on the Strip. To decide to do that, however, Israel would also have to abandon its longtime belief in firepower as a lever to bend Gaza to its will." Please, for your next piece, Bradley Burston, explain to us how Israel can be made to understand that repeating a failed strategy and expecting it to work next time around is an unmistakable sign of mental sickness. You can't expect Israel to abandon its longtime belief in the persuasive properties of firepower until it does.

    from the article: Israel's looming war in Gaza: Can Obama stop it before it starts?
    First published 17:11 11.01.10 | Last updated 11:15 12.01.10
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