Moving targets

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WHEN we see the deadly accuracy with which the Israelis target their enemies with remote controlled rockets, it makes us aware of what the next war would be like if there ever was one, God forbid.

Hitting a moving car and specific buildings time and again. I suspect that they want others to see what they are capable of. Iran for one.

George Appleby, Leighton Croft, Clifton, York.

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10:30am Tue 20 Nov 12

roclank2000 says...

Yes, very impressive (Sky News had some superb footage).

It's in sharp contrast to the approach taken by Arab terrorists who have been sending unguided rockets into Israel.
Yes, very impressive (Sky News had some superb footage). It's in sharp contrast to the approach taken by Arab terrorists who have been sending unguided rockets into Israel. roclank2000
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12:27pm Tue 20 Nov 12

Zetkin says...

If the Israeli attacks are indeed "accurate", we must assume that they deliberately set out to kill children.

The remarks from Israeli commanders and politicians make it very clear indeed that the aim of the onslaught on gaza is to "bomb it back to the middle ages", "flatten it", and visit a "holocaust" upon its inhabitants.

If that language were not enough, there's even talk of "Hiroshima".

The Israeli state seems intent on cold-blooded murder; it is clearly a terrorist state, but one which has the whole-hearted support of President Obama and prime minister Cameron.
If the Israeli attacks are indeed "accurate", we must assume that they deliberately set out to kill children. The remarks from Israeli commanders and politicians make it very clear indeed that the aim of the onslaught on gaza is to "bomb it back to the middle ages", "flatten it", and visit a "holocaust" upon its inhabitants. If that language were not enough, there's even talk of "Hiroshima". The Israeli state seems intent on cold-blooded murder; it is clearly a terrorist state, but one which has the whole-hearted support of President Obama and prime minister Cameron. Zetkin
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1:15pm Tue 20 Nov 12

inthesticks says...

Zetkin wrote:
If the Israeli attacks are indeed "accurate", we must assume that they deliberately set out to kill children.

The remarks from Israeli commanders and politicians make it very clear indeed that the aim of the onslaught on gaza is to "bomb it back to the middle ages", "flatten it", and visit a "holocaust" upon its inhabitants.

If that language were not enough, there's even talk of "Hiroshima".

The Israeli state seems intent on cold-blooded murder; it is clearly a terrorist state, but one which has the whole-hearted support of President Obama and prime minister Cameron.
What you forget to mention is that the Hamas Charter calls for Israel to be obliterated. This was said by a Hamas leader "Oh Allah, destroy the Jews and their supporters. Oh Allah, destroy the Americans and their supporters. Oh Allah, count them one by one, and kill them all, without leaving a single one."
What the headlines tell us repeatedly is that Israel have launched a rocket, then when you get half way down the page, where few will bother to read, you may then find that Hamas have been bombing for days before hand, aided by Saudi and Iran. Some papers don`t even mention that, making it look like only Israel are bombing.
Just saying, in the interests of balance.
[quote][p][bold]Zetkin[/bold] wrote: If the Israeli attacks are indeed "accurate", we must assume that they deliberately set out to kill children. The remarks from Israeli commanders and politicians make it very clear indeed that the aim of the onslaught on gaza is to "bomb it back to the middle ages", "flatten it", and visit a "holocaust" upon its inhabitants. If that language were not enough, there's even talk of "Hiroshima". The Israeli state seems intent on cold-blooded murder; it is clearly a terrorist state, but one which has the whole-hearted support of President Obama and prime minister Cameron.[/p][/quote]What you forget to mention is that the Hamas Charter calls for Israel to be obliterated. This was said by a Hamas leader "Oh Allah, destroy the Jews and their supporters. Oh Allah, destroy the Americans and their supporters. Oh Allah, count them one by one, and kill them all, without leaving a single one." What the headlines tell us repeatedly is that Israel have launched a rocket, then when you get half way down the page, where few will bother to read, you may then find that Hamas have been bombing for days before hand, aided by Saudi and Iran. Some papers don`t even mention that, making it look like only Israel are bombing. Just saying, in the interests of balance. inthesticks
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2:15pm Tue 20 Nov 12

ColdAsChristmas says...

Agreed inthesticks, $Billions in aid has been spent on Gaza and it looks like lots of it was spent on rockets in trying to provoke the Israelis. What did Hamas expect? Placing rocket launchers in populated areas for their unprovoked attacks will of course result in casualties. A ground attack may be the only way to reduce that risk.
There are 1.6 million people living on this strip with around half of them children meaning that the next generation will be almost totally dependent on aid. Will that aid too be spent on rockets or will they make peace with their neighbour? Martyrdom a key word here with the Palestinian culture and outlook!
At least the Israeli missiles are targeted, more than I can say for Hamas rockets.
Agreed inthesticks, $Billions in aid has been spent on Gaza and it looks like lots of it was spent on rockets in trying to provoke the Israelis. What did Hamas expect? Placing rocket launchers in populated areas for their unprovoked attacks will of course result in casualties. A ground attack may be the only way to reduce that risk. There are 1.6 million people living on this strip with around half of them children meaning that the next generation will be almost totally dependent on aid. Will that aid too be spent on rockets or will they make peace with their neighbour? Martyrdom a key word here with the Palestinian culture and outlook! At least the Israeli missiles are targeted, more than I can say for Hamas rockets. ColdAsChristmas
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4:54pm Tue 20 Nov 12

capt spaulding says...

Zetkin wrote:
If the Israeli attacks are indeed "accurate", we must assume that they deliberately set out to kill children.

The remarks from Israeli commanders and politicians make it very clear indeed that the aim of the onslaught on gaza is to "bomb it back to the middle ages", "flatten it", and visit a "holocaust" upon its inhabitants.

If that language were not enough, there's even talk of "Hiroshima".

The Israeli state seems intent on cold-blooded murder; it is clearly a terrorist state, but one which has the whole-hearted support of President Obama and prime minister Cameron.
And me .
[quote][p][bold]Zetkin[/bold] wrote: If the Israeli attacks are indeed "accurate", we must assume that they deliberately set out to kill children. The remarks from Israeli commanders and politicians make it very clear indeed that the aim of the onslaught on gaza is to "bomb it back to the middle ages", "flatten it", and visit a "holocaust" upon its inhabitants. If that language were not enough, there's even talk of "Hiroshima". The Israeli state seems intent on cold-blooded murder; it is clearly a terrorist state, but one which has the whole-hearted support of President Obama and prime minister Cameron.[/p][/quote]And me . capt spaulding
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9:51pm Tue 20 Nov 12

Omega Point says...

I have never argued with someone when sharing a bacon sandwhich.
I have never argued with someone when sharing a bacon sandwhich. Omega Point
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