You may have a point there, Crocket, the timing for such a re-occupation would be perfect. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nemesis
    • 28.08.10 | 16:09 (IDT)

    If the IDF retook Gaza now, killed or arrested the Hamas leadership and gave the place back to the PA (although its authority would temporarily be enforced by Zahal - as it is, de facto, in the West Bank), two immediate consequences would be to enable Abbas to sign a real, definitive peace treaty and to remove an all-important pawn in Iran's strategy, dealing the mullahs a very heavy blow.

    from the article: Report: Israel planning to attack Hezbollah arms depots in Syria
    First published 12:02 28.08.10 | Last updated 12:02 28.08.10
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