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#1 total since Wed is as of an hour ago about 250+
Britain came out with a statement, about 6 hours ago, that blamed the conflict on Hamas.
No info yet on what the saudis,etc. are thinking. They are somewhat conflicted in that they suspect Hamas of helping Iran.
Posted by lord garth 2012-11-15 09:22||
#2 updated total since beginning of IDF operation
280+ rockets fired from Gaza
250+ IDF strikes in Gaza
3 civilian deaths in Israel
~10 Hamas, 2 Islmc Jhd deaths in Gaza
~8 other deaths in Gaza (some may be Hamas logistic or other auxiliary)
On Diplomatic side US and UK have been supportive of Israel. Egypt is fuming, Syria issued perfunctory anti Israel statement, Hamas is, thru the Egyptians and the PA, appealing to the UN to make it stop (which is a sign that they are hurting)
Posted by lord garth 2012-11-15 14:11||
#3 Probably just the beginning of a campaign to defeat Iran and its proxies in detail. Last month Israel smashed their logistics base in Sudan. Once Hamas is defeated, expect Israel to turn to Hezbollah. Once weapons and infrastructure there has been destroyed or degraded, then Israel can attack Iran directly.
Here we see the implementation of a classic, and strategic, plan to divide and defeat (note: not conquer) Israel's enemies.
Combined with harsh sanctions, entanglements in Syria, and covert actions against Iranian infrastructure, soon Iran will be broke, bereft, and (essentially) benign.
Thanks be to God.
Posted by rammer 2012-11-15 19:16||
probably what you said is similar to the soddy thinking -- iiuc, they still haven't made a public statement on the conflict
Posted by lord garth 2012-11-15 19:42||