You really want another Cast Lead? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Helen
    • 29.10.11 | 04:20 (IST)

    The free fall in Israel's international standing started for many with Cast Lead. Do you really want to increase the pace of international disgust with Israel? Israel will never be able to completely contain violent resistence to occupation until it ceases occupation. BTW, Gaza is occupied given Israeli control over its air space, sea and land passages. This is part of the price for territorial expansion on the part of Israel. Cast Lead did not meet any of its stated objectives and I rather think that a second Cast Lead will likewise be a strategic failure for Israel.

    from the article: Israel slams Abbas in letter to UN following Gaza rocket fire
    First published 19:28 28.10.11 | Last updated 19:28 28.10.11
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