The complete idiot’s guide to Mideast peace – part 250
With ground op still an option, time is not on Israel’s side | The Times of Israel ‘The government has several options on the ground in Gaza but must decide if the achievements are worth the price in blood’
So Israel would find it far preferable to have a war which:
Doesn’t last too long. Something that won’t clash with the school year or interfere with the next holiday season.
Has no or very little economic downside. Indeed, it may turn out to have a positive effect in that area.
Guarantees that any loss of life or limb will be of the very minimum possible and, ideally, none at all.
No need for structures, civilian or otherwise, to be demolished or damaged in any way whatsoever.
Ensures a definite and prolonged halt to proceedings or settles the entire matter in terms of absolute finality.
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But, after only 66 years and 120,000 deaths later, who knew?
Well, YOU do, now,