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The Battle of Gaza

fredjay Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:19 AM
Like Saint Paul, Herman loved and wanted to marry a Jewish woman. Alas, she turned him down (I will NOT say it was because he has a tiny you-know-what): he has HATED Jews ever since.

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...