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The Battle of Gaza

Bondman60 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:45 AM
Not at all, Anonymous. Surveys indicate that many, many Muslims would gladly take a cash payment to leave Israel and the disputed territories. In fact, doing so would be more cost effective than policing the fifth column of Arabs inside Israel. Many on the right in Israel support such a solution to the Arab problem. No genocide needed. OTOH, when you hear, "From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free" - that is the Arabs proposing another holocaust for the Jews. They would clense all of the land of the Jews living there, all 5+ million of them.

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...