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With friends like these..............................

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Submitted by Froike (United States), Oct 30, 2009 at 09:12

Israel doesn't want friends....they want to survive. Those who seek truth and justice will know who to befriend. Was "Cast Lead" a strategic mistake? Maybe...Maybe not. But considering the amount of rocket and mortar attacks that came out of Gaza, Israel acted with great restraint. Any other country, faced with the same situation would have obliterated the source of the rockets completely. Most of Gaza is still standing.

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