Saturday, December 27, 2008

Gaza raids expose Israeli failure

Yesterday’s strikes will have had as much to do with Israeli domestic policy as military deterrence. The country goes to the polls on February 10. Tzipi Livni, the foreign minister and the Kadima party candidate for prime minister, increasingly faced accusations of being soft on defence.

As is the case in America, the quickest way for an Israeli politician to win votes is to kill Muslims - except in Gaza, as is the case in most of the Arab World, many Gazans are Christians. But, that don't matter to America who is basically telling Israel to kill them all and let God sort them out...

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