July 23, 2014
IT CAN'T BE UNDERSTOOD AS GEOPOLITICAL STRATEGY...:
How to break Hamas's stranglehold on Gaza (David Ignatius, July 21, 2014, Washington Post)
What goal is Israel pursuing in its latest war in Gaza? That has been a hard question to answer, as Israel expanded its war aims from seeking "quiet" from Hamas rocket attacks to closing tunnels to destroying rocket-launch sites in northern Gaza.The tragedy of this approach is that it brings death and destruction without a change in the status quo.
...it's just domestic politics.Posted by Orrin Judd at July 23, 2014 6:20 PM