The Army Achieved Its Goal of the Gaza War. It Doesn't Look Like a Resounding Victory

Like in previous conflicts with Gaza, Israel hopes to achieve deterrence rather than a declared win ■ American pressure brought the cease-fire; their involvement may be echoed in a future conflict on Israel's northern front ■ Meanwhile, the ICC threat still looms

Amos Harel
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A senior officer in the reserves, one who played key roles in all the recent operations that Israel conducted in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, was asked this week about the somewhat strange experience, for him, of watching the unfolding events via television at home.

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