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The Battle of Gaza

Bondman60 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:31 AM
Fail, Nethaniel20. The IRA sought independence from England, not the slaughter of every last Englishman and the end of Great Britain. And, do you really think that if Israel only wanted to kill all the Palestinian Arab civilians that there would have been only about 100 of them killed in the recent artillery war? Please.

There was no uncertainty about who won the battle for Constantinople in 1453 (the Ottoman Caliphate), or who lost the battle for Vienna in 1529 (the Ottoman Caliphate). In the Civil War, the North decisively defeated the South. In the Battle of the Bulge, the Allies prevailed, and the Axis never recovered.

These days, however, the fog of war shrouds not only conflicts that are underway, but even conflicts that have halted. And so there is now a debate about the outcome of what might be called November’s Battle of Gaza.

On one hand, the Israel Defense Forces hit with...