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Submitted by gregg (United States), Jul 16, 2014 at 16:47

Tanks, fighter-bombers, air-to-ground missiles, aren't "massive force"? I didn't mean to imply, and certainly didn't mean "uncontrolled force '" or "unrestrained force". And I certainly don't think the Israeli options are unlimited. And I do admire their restraint.

But the Palestinians are winning the media war because it looks like, pardon me, "David vs Goliath". Granted, this is with the collusion of the media, but entirely too much of the public knows only what it sees on the nightly news, which is "Palestinian 'victims'". I just find myself wishing for some of the cleverness Israelis have displayed in the past. (Not that I claim to be smarter.)

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