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TRUCE: Hamas to Stop Firing on Israel For Now

TaxFree1031 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 2:34 PM
How many brown shirts does HermanBB own?
HermanBB Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 2:57 PM
To Summers

The USA and USSR both could have wiped each other out in the 1960's.

Gaza has a tiny, tiny fraction of Israel's firepower.

The blockade comparison is a bit far-fetched to be polite.
Summers Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 2:40 PM
The real question is how many friends and acquaintances he has who share his worldview. Now, that is a disturbing thought. Herman picks bits and pieces of truth and history and runs off in the opposite direction of where logic should take him. That is what I find troublesome.

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.

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