Gaza: Flawed recourse

Story Summary Source: Daily Star, Lebanon

The race is now on between a new war in the Gaza Strip, and a flurry of efforts by countries and organizations to contain the situation.

Compared to the last Israeli military offensive four years ago, this time around holds more unknowns; Jerusalem and Tel Aviv have been hit by Palestinian rockets, and no one truly knows the capabilities of the Hamas arsenal.

The Israelis are preparing for war; they have massed troops at the Gaza border and are contemplating calling up some 75,000 reservists.

No one should dream of extinguishing the flame of resistance unless there is a fair solution that treats the roots of the problem is presented to the Palestinian leadership, and if this doesn’t take place, expect an even more militant response the next time.

Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Editorial/2012/Nov-17/195297-flawed-recourse.ashx#ixzz2CbiUjhee
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)

Categories: Arab World, Asia, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine

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