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Jerusalem - Israel: Army Gets Green Light For Strong Military Action Against Gaza

Published on: November 1, 2011 12:23 PM
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Jerusalem - An Israeli military official says Israel has authorized its military to take steps to stop rocket fire from Gaza, including a ground operation.

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The official spoke Tuesday after Israeli Cabinet ministers discussed a spike in rocket fire from Gaza.

He said ministers approved military operations ranging from surgical strikes on Palestinian militants to a broad ground offensive.

He was talking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue.

The decision stopped short of ordering a ground assault. Rocket fire has all but stopped over the past day.

Egyptian officials said Israel agreed to put off wider operations in Gaza to give Egypt time to get Palestinian militants to stop rocket fire.

Violence flared when Gaza militants pounded southern Israel with rockets and Israel hit back with airstrikes.


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 Nov 01, 2011 at 12:44 PM Yonason_Herschlag Says:

I would like to see the IDF plan a strategy of defending the Israeli citizens that does not unnecessarily risk soldiers lives.
If all the sudden Gaza had major sewege problems that made Gaza uninhabitable, that would be quite convenient.

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 01:07 PM MonseyMan Says:

please not boots on the ground. stop being so sensitive use planes and planes only.

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 01:12 PM Realistic Says:

israel and the IDF have proven time and again that they are uncapable of destroying chamas. Bibi can talk tough and so can Avigdor Liberman, but when it comes to actions they're lost.
may hashem watch on all yidden whereever they may be.

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 01:13 PM abpdude Says:

Shudnt these things be kept on the down low??

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 01:58 PM bennyt Says:

How about testing out some of those bunker busters they recently bought from the US?

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 04:27 PM Phineas Says:

This is from a radical element that is even more violent than Hamas. They want to break the cease fire.

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 01:53 PM ALLAN Says:

Why must military moves and decisions be made public?

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 02:06 PM Phineas Says:

This is a group in Gaza that wants the cease fire to fail. Don't play into their hands. They would love to see Israel kill several dozen people and parade the casualties on the news.There is always time to hit back. See if you can use it for negative PR against the Palestinians.

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 02:07 PM Anonymous Says:

Reply to #2  
MonseyMan Says:

please not boots on the ground. stop being so sensitive use planes and planes only.

Since when are you a military strategist?

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 02:09 PM Anonymous Says:

Reply to #3  
Realistic Says:

israel and the IDF have proven time and again that they are uncapable of destroying chamas. Bibi can talk tough and so can Avigdor Liberman, but when it comes to actions they're lost.
may hashem watch on all yidden whereever they may be.

I'm not so sure about your accusations against Bibi and Lieberman. I suspect that arm twisting by the White House and the US State Department have much more role in forcing the restraint that is the will of the liberals in US, not the Israeli government.

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 02:40 PM dooalldel Says:

Only way is - every rocket they send, u make over there 1 square mile parking lot , and Faaf araan in everybody the same everyone faaf araan on us

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 03:10 PM 5TResident Says:

Reply to #2  
MonseyMan Says:

please not boots on the ground. stop being so sensitive use planes and planes only.

The problem there is human shields. Hamas can easily place military equipment in schools and hospitals knowing that if Israel bombs them, civilians will die and Israel will be blamed for a humanitarian crime. Unless Israel adopts a scorched earth policy, boots on the ground will be necessary.

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 04:42 PM Elie Says:

Reply to #3  
Realistic Says:

israel and the IDF have proven time and again that they are uncapable of destroying chamas. Bibi can talk tough and so can Avigdor Liberman, but when it comes to actions they're lost.
may hashem watch on all yidden whereever they may be.

Why don't you go show them exactly how it's done instead of just sitting by your computer?

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 Nov 01, 2011 at 09:51 PM esther Says:

Reply to #12  
5TResident Says:

The problem there is human shields. Hamas can easily place military equipment in schools and hospitals knowing that if Israel bombs them, civilians will die and Israel will be blamed for a humanitarian crime. Unless Israel adopts a scorched earth policy, boots on the ground will be necessary.

hey,it's far better for goyim to blame israel ,really who cares at this point,then to have jewish soldiers die cvs.

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