William M Ennis # 60 (4th try) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 01.03.10 | 10:19 (IST)

    I appreciate that you were impressed by Ma'alot. I am impressed by CAST LEAD too. Yet, look what came before Cast Lead; OK? Are you with me? There we go: Suicide bombing attacks 2001 - 2006: 2001 - 34 attacks - 85 deaths 2002 - 55 attacks - 220 deaths 2003 - 25 attacks - 142 deaths 2004 - 14 attacks - 55 deaths 2005 - 7 attacks - 22 deaths 2006 - 4 attacks - 15 deaths Total - 139 attacks - 539 deaths What do you think about Cast Lead following all that, not to mention 8000 rockets into Israel, was it not a good reason to react ? Yeah, it was too strong... The famously bragging Hamas disappeared behind their women...

    from the article: U.S. warns Syria: Stop arming Hezbollah immediately
    First published 02:33 28.02.10 | Last updated 12:14 28.02.10
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