November 19, 2012

Israel Needs to Rethink Its Strategy

Benedetta Berti, Christian Science Monitor

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Israel has dealt with Hamas through a policy of isolation and military containment. The recent escalation of violence in Gaza calls for a reconsideration of this strategy. Israel’s military response only offers a temporary palliative against a broader, inherently political problem.

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TAGGED: Palestinians, Hamas, Gaza, Israel


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