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The One Predictable Outcome of Israel's Gaza Operation

When an unstable Israeli political system encounters an acute security threat, the immediate result is a blank check for the defense establishment

Avi Bar-Eli
Avi Bar-Eli
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Avi Bar-Eli
Avi Bar-Eli

It’s not at all clear that the military events in the Gaza Strip constitute an “operation.” It’s not clear why an operation was announced, it’s not clear what its goals are, it’s not clear who started the campaign, and the public hasn’t been informed of any trigger that would justify a war.

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