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Old 17th May 2021, 02:42 PM   #1745
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Originally Posted by Garrison View Post
It's also depressing that this seems to be the limits of Israeli security policy. I mean how many times have we been through the semi-identical situation of Hamas rockets, Israeli airstrikes, until eventually either Hamas runs out of rockets or the IDF goes in on the ground and destroy their stockpiles? End result is that Hamas remains firmly in control and everyone picks up the pieces while they wait for the next round in 6/12/18 months.
Real problem is the Israeli policy on settlement in the West Bank, which is idiotic.
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