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Hamas "Ceasefire"

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Submitted by AMB (United States), Dec 14, 2005 at 12:46

You state that Hamas has honored a "cease-fire" with Israel.
You seem to have a liberal definition here. What would that be- two days between rocket attacks?

Granted, suicide bombings are down. But isn't it likely that Israel's security fence, coupled with its targeted eliminations of terrorist leaders, has been the cause of that?

Aren't you giving them undeserved credit? Kind of like a bank robber who wants credit for not committing any bank robberies during his entire prison stay?
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The Israelis are giving Hamas credit for a reduction in attacks.

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