Escalation in Gaza

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Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date January 4, 2009
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 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict.