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How could Israel be more safe?

Reader comment on item: Give Gaza to Egypt
in response to reader comment: Do you really think there is a difference between Hamas and the Jew-hating Sunni leaders in Egypt?

Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Feb 9, 2008 at 01:32

Mubarrak would be busy rooting out jihadists from within Gaza (something that has already started since the wall was blown), the last thing he would want, and I'm sure he's aware of, is the influence the rabble in Gaza could possibly have in Egypt.

Also, I would be surprised if Mubarrak won't recall the summer of '06 when Israel kicked the butt of Hezbollah and much of Lebanon. That cannot be underestimated. The government of Lebanon has since wisely kept Hezbollah in check. That northern border has been blissfully quiet ever since, hasn't it?

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