Difference between revisions of "Escalation in Gaza"

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|quote="While justified by Hamas's continuing attempts to kill Israeli civilians, the invasion heightens the risks that Israel has faced all along. Even a defeat of Hamas on the ground might not end the missile threat, and it could be forced into a full-scale occupation of Gaza. That outcome would be a serious blow to Israel's larger interests -- and those of the United States."
|quote="While justified by Hamas's continuing attempts to kill Israeli civilians, the invasion heightens the risks that Israel has faced all along. Even a defeat of Hamas on the ground might not end the missile threat, and it could be forced into a full-scale occupation of Gaza. That outcome would be a serious blow to Israel's larger interests -- and those of the United States."
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{{Opinion|2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict|Israel was right to attack Gaza|mixed}}
{{Opinion|Gaza War|Israel was right to attack Gaza|mixed}}

Latest revision as of 17:42, July 14, 2009

This is an opinion item.

Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date January 4, 2009
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/03/AR2009010301744.html
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Quotes-start.png "While justified by Hamas's continuing attempts to kill Israeli civilians, the invasion heightens the risks that Israel has faced all along. Even a defeat of Hamas on the ground might not end the missile threat, and it could be forced into a full-scale occupation of Gaza. That outcome would be a serious blow to Israel's larger interests -- and those of the United States." Quotes-end.png


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This item takes a mixed stance on the position Israel was right to attack Gaza on the topic Gaza War.