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Who Won Not Decided Yet; Jury is Still Out

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jun 10, 2021 at 12:31

So, in the continuing premise that the war is not over, contemplating who won becomes an academic argument that survives after the ringing in the ears as the results of proximity explosions finally abates and cleaning up the debris fields starts over again. Further, and more dramatically, attempting to restore some semblance of normalcy, almost always problematic for the reality of losses never able to be recovered, the stains and scars in the psyche remind that it is probably going to happen again, soon.

Neither side, truth be told, won. It is not over until it is over; and the enemies of Israel pledge that it will never be over; to the next generation; and the one after. The 'Palestinian' psyche is ever so obsessed. Worse yet, the Iranian Islamic Regime takes advantage of that, using the 'Palestinian' plight (as manipulated as anything can be), from the noted 'internal obsession' to the manifest hatred of things Jewish (now where are the seeds of that being sown?) for their own detested ambitions.

Elsewhere, it is postulated an Israeli victory is sought after to quell these ambitions of empire; and yet none can preplan or develop a strategy that would bring a tactical solution that could be executed to bring about an extended lull to the hostilities: and why is that? The source of such enmity cannot be stopped. The type of victory as espoused by so many here is one of completed elimination of the abilities to make war, either psychologically or in practicality; and that is not seen here; yet.

However, as is implicated earlier, the Eleven Days of May precipitated a potential change of perceptions in which another aspect of the refracted views of who is going to be the ultimate victor has now shown a diminishment in the sense of how the victor will be determined; and none of the 'players' are going to be all that enthusiastic about the results; well, almost none. The changed aspect of the dynamics at play will begin to reveal themselves shortly and a few that are involved appear to be oblivious. We'll see.

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