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Eleven Days in May - A Closer Look

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jun 8, 2021 at 20:50

In a nod to the notion not all looks as good as it may seem, even as Ismail Haniyah appears to gloat a victory in what they think they accomplished may assuage some in thinking some kind of advantage was achieved; but in essence, all they managed to do is give the Iranian Islamic Regime some political capital at the expense of the 'Palestinian' people, who are still expected to lay down their welfare for the Iranian Islamic Regime's ambitions. The Arab population actually lost; therein lays the conundrum: how do they think anything was achieved on their behalf?
The Eleven Days in May served only the Iranian Islamic Regime's interests; Israel survived, even while in political disarray themselves.
Now, one aspect of the glee from the Hizbollah and the same Iranian Islamic Regime leaders in the north of Israel seem to think an issue of pride was compromised, trying to spin that for a victory. The only thing that was compromised was in the fighting lull before a 'ceasefire (read hudna) spared more Hamas infrastructure. They quit to protect their reserves for the next engagement. Only in their delusion of not seeing the reality of the futility did this stop at Eleven; one wonders if they truly could have lasted any much more. A day of rage promised for last Friday did not happed: why is that? As much as those Eleven Days of May might have promised, they fell short of the reality that is left; all they accomplished is that they showed there is no unity in their efforts; and if they try again, they will need more than Eleven Days in May to make their point next time.

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