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Protect your citizens even if that causes a loss of "Friends"

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Submitted by BA (United States), Oct 29, 2009 at 01:58

>>Submitted by Anthony (United Kingdom), Oct 27, 2009 at 17:43 The Gaza war was a strategic mistake on Israels part. It is time to admit it. Israel is losing friends faster than anything we've seen before.<<

Strategic mistake, maybe. Because Israel did not go far enough to kill all or most of the terrorists. Gaza should've been destroyed. To lose friends, well, it's sad to lose real friends. Having said that, it's worse to lose your citizens than to lose friends.

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