"We didn't initiate the Gaza operation in order to end it while Israeli towns are still under fire, as they were before the operation...Israel has shown restraint for years; she gave the truce a chance; we told ourselves 'let's try it,' but Hamas violated the truce."Did Israel do the right thing? Absolutely !!! Let me explain:
- The Cease-fire as presented would have bound Israel NOT Hamas, they did NOT agree to anything. The cease fire that Hamas ended two weeks ago, allowed Hamas to re-arm. It also allowed Hamas to shoot over 500 rocket/mortars into the Gaza Communities.
- The reason Israel has been able to pinpoint Hamas infrastructure is the intelligence that she has collected over the past 6 months combined with the element of surprise. A two day "cease-fire" would enable Hamas to shift and re-hide its operations.
- What about Humanitarian AID? During this Gaza war Israel has been allowing convoys of Humanitarian Aid into Gaza. She did not however, allow Cynthia McKinney's boat into Gaza...That in itself should be considered humanitarian.
It seems as if the rest of the world has been criticizing Israel. But that's not really true. The EU has been criticizing Israel, but the Arab world has been criticizing Israel AND Hamas. That has NEVER happened before. The criticizing of the Jewish State by the Arab world is necessary to placate the radical Muslims that infect each of their states. The fact that Hamas is also being criticized is a message to Israel to keep up the good work.
As far as the EU Criticism, that really comes from France who is the rotating head of the EU through today. Beginning tomorrow,the Czech republic takes over, they support the Israel action and the message should change a little. Keep in mind that nations such as Britian, Germany and France, have sizable Radical Islamic populations, have never been fans of Jews, AND are afraid that their oil has been cut off.
Of course you aren't hearing any of this from the Media, on two different networks this morning I heard the newscasters declare that GAZA was disputed territories. NO IT ISN'T!! Israel left Gaza over three years ago.
And don't forget the left-wing news media, the EU and the Muslim dominated states have never cared much about Jewish blood. To paraphrase Shakespeare; they have scorned my nation, cooled my friends, heated my enemies; and what's their reason? WE ARE JEWS. Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Muslim is? If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you threaten our children, SHALL WE NOT PROTECT THEM?