dinsdag 20 januari 2009

Tossing Victory in the Trash

Editorial by Israel National News

Israel’s government has picked up the IDF’s brilliant tactical win in Gaza and tossed it in the trash.

Hamas has been hit hard. It learned that, unlike Hizbullah, its armed forces were neither well trained enough nor well armed enough to stand up to the assault of a real army from land, sea and air. Its Iranian masters are no doubt laying plans right now to rectify the problem. Hamas will be more careful about launching its next assault on Israel.

But Hamas’s main contribution to the threats that surround Israel was the prospect of a southern front, the danger that when a new war comes in the north, Israel will have to leave significant forces in the south to deal with a possible Hamas assault. That threat is sure to be reconstituted in short order.

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