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You missed the elephant in the room

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Submitted by Abdulkarim Al-habsi (Oman), Nov 25, 2012 at 04:25

You seem to have listed every logical and illogical reason there is, except the proverbial elephants in the room, which are the illegal, immoral and outright criminal, Israeli blockade of Gaza and Israeli theft of Gaza offshore gas fields.

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1 - Your premise is silly, as Israel needs to protect itself from aggressive elements in Gaza.

2 - Your logic is faulty, as my question is what happened lately to spur this Hamas decision to go to war after 4 years of relatively low-level aggression.

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