In response to:

TRUCE: Hamas to Stop Firing on Israel For Now

Summers Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 1:54 PM
QUESTION: Why do we, the U.S., heavily arm Israel and ALSO heavily arm each of its neighbors who want to destroy it? Are you aware of the violence in Jordan right now by the Muslim Brotherhood? Is King Abdullah being overthrown for a theocracy? Did you know we have US troops in Jordan right now? Whose side are we on?
HermanBB Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 1:58 PM
To Summers

Are you aware the PM of England called Gaza a "prison camp"?

I basically said the same thing and you thought I was falling for some propaganda.
Summers Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 2:06 PM
Have you ever been to the ME, including Gaza? Gaza is no different from other ME settlements except for damage they suffer from time to time AFTER attacking Israel. It makes sense that Israel attempts to cut down on the weapons they get. The fact that there is no peace is grounded in the fact that Hamas, Hezbollah, the Muslim Brotherhood, Al Qaeda, lesser known jihadist groups, and Muslim ME countries are sworn to destroy Israel. They actively take steps to destroy Israel. It is very plain and straight-forward. Therefore, there is no peace.
Summers Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 2:07 PM
Oh, and as to the PM of England, I couldn't care less what he says. I have seen what we can elect in this country. I don't have any compelling reason to think GB does any better.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's planned visit to the Middle East today was enough to force Egypt into pressuring Hamas into a truce with Israel. According to Reuters, Egypt brokered a deal that would stop the fighting just hours before Israel planned a ground invasion into Gaza. Naturally although a truce has been reached, the Muslim Brotherhood's President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi blamed Israel for the violence in statements about the agreement.

An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire in the Gaza conflict will go into effect later on Tuesday, a Hamas official said.

There was no...