Gaza after a Hamas rout will be an even greater threat to Israel

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Author(s) Jonathan Freedland
Source The Guardian
Date January 7, 2009
Quotes-start.png "For Gaza could become a vacuum, rapidly descending into Somalia, a lawless badland of warlords and clans. A new force could seek to replace Hamas. Most likely it would be even more radical: al-Qaida has long been pushing at the edges of Gaza, eager to find a way in. Would either of those options appeal to Israel? Of course they wouldn't." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Israel was right to attack Gaza on the topic Gaza War.