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Response to former9thward (Reply #95)

Fri Aug 1, 2014, 12:48 PM

96. They did, did they?

 


You might need an operative definition of "they":

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.605662
The Israel Defense Forces thwarted a mass infiltration attempt on Thursday, opening fire on 13 Palestinian militants who managed to enter Israel through a tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip early Thursday morning.

When the militants exited the tunnel onto Israeli territory, Israel Air Force crafts were clearly visible above them, and they rushed to turn back to Gaza. The IAF bombed the opening of the tunnel, on Israeli territory on the eastern side of the fence.


Mounting a significant invasion through a tunnel is an interesting proposition.

It would seem that once they come out of the tunnel, then the tunnel is fairly easy to locate and close.

You see, the business end of the tunnels are not in Gaza.

I am impressed with the logic of "it is necessary to destroy a power plant to close tunnels", but the operative principle seems to be "they have tunnels, therefore anything goes". Why not just use nuclear weapons on them?

In your mind, is there anything that would constitute "going too far" in response to these 13 Palestinian militants you are mourning?

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