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2012-11-26 Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Ehud Barak to retire from politics
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Posted by ryuge 2012-11-26 05:16|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [484 views ]  Top

#1 Now let me see: is it the third or the fourth time?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-11-26 07:26||   2012-11-26 07:26|| Front Page Top

#2 Somebody didn't want a ceasefire.
Posted by Skidmark 2012-11-26 07:43||   2012-11-26 07:43|| Front Page Top

#3 This was a test. This was only a test. Had this been an actual alert, you would have been advised to turn to........
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-26 09:10||   2012-11-26 09:10|| Front Page Top

#4 adds to the mystery of what's going on here. why did they agree to the ceasefire in Gaza? where do they stand vis-a-vis Iran? the differences between Barak and Netanyahu have been growing stronger every week. only time will tell - what this really means.
Posted by Raider 2012-11-26 10:01||   2012-11-26 10:01|| Front Page Top

#5 the third or the fourth time?

Fourth, I think.
Posted by Pappy 2012-11-26 10:57||   2012-11-26 10:57|| Front Page Top

#6 The Israelis agreed to the ceasefire because they got what they wanted --

  • They whacked a bunch of Hamas bad boyz

  • They demonstrated that Iron Dome works

  • They demonstrated that Egypt won't materially help Hamas

  • The round is over, so the Israelis felt good about going to their corner and getting ready for the next round.
    Posted by Steve White 2012-11-26 11:02||   2012-11-26 11:02|| Front Page Top

    #7 Israel's successful live-fire exercise tested the IDF mobilization scheme, highlighted the Iranian connection and undoubtedly made visible a number of Iranian communications and logistics venues. It also put a little Rabbi Mint in the Hildebeast's mouth as she trek'd through Israel. Short-term benefits, long-term benefits... all bases covered.

    Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-26 11:14||   2012-11-26 11:14|| Front Page Top

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