Israel launches Gaza ground attack

► ► BREAKING – Israel launches Gaza ground attack http://ow.ly/zhTQ0 22 hours ago I wrote as a comment on Israel’s idea to have a new ceasefire. My point b) turned out – tragically – to be true: ☮ ☮ Israel to temporarily halt fire in Gaza Strip Hmmmm – this comes after Netanyahu said Israel would bow to no pressure from anywhere, after Hamas said no to ceasefire, after it was stated that the bombs would fall until the rockets went silent and after Liberman attacked his boss for being too weak. Strange! Two interpretations: a) The Israeli media strategy is failing, the world is in sympathy with the Palestinians, some goodwill is needed; b) this is the step that shall lead to an escalation including a ground invasion: Look these Palestinian terrorists didn’t reach out when we told them to. Now we are going to show them an even harder lesson.

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Hotet fra Iran: Okunnighet eller propaganda?

Såhär skrev Mats Skogkär på ledarplats i Sydsvenska Dagbladet: Hotet från Iran Senast uppdaterad: 26 februari 2008 23:55 Jerusalem-Malmö. Det råder knappast någon tvekan om vad man i Israel uppfattar som det största hotet mot det egna landets existens: regimen i Iran. Det gäller från mannen och kvinnan på gatan upp till landets högsta militära och politiska ledning. ”Iran är den största utmaningen vi står inför, på kort, medellång och lång sikt.” Det konstaterar Benny Dagan, biträdande chef vid det israeliska utrikesdepartementets avdelning för strategiska studier.

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