Israel’s victory over Hamas must be more decisive now

Brake off.

 

Rockets launched from Gaza at Israel. (IDF photo)
Rockets launched from Gaza at Israel. (IDF photo)

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Finally, Obama leads from the front: The Hamas-FAA move against Ben Gurion

A foreign policy era ends.

 

That was then, this is now.  Netanyahu and Obama visit an Iron Dome battery at Ben Gurion in March 2013, back when the US approved it as a means of protection for the airport. (Image: Flash90, Nati Shohat via ToI)
That was then, this is now. Netanyahu and Obama visit an Iron Dome battery at Ben Gurion in March 2013, back when the US approved it as a means of protection for the airport. (Image: Flash90, Nati Shohat via ToI)

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What if they gave an anti-Israel protest and everyone booed?

Divas in airports.

That’s the question that haunts me as I watch from afar the planned “fly-in” of activists to Israel on 7 and 8 July.

Didn’t know about this one?  You’re in broad company.  This isn’t the deeply silly “flytilla” plan to get an airplane past the Israeli air force into Gaza.  This is the (equally silly) plan of hundreds of activists to fly into Ben Gurion Airport, all at once, and demand to visit the “Palestinian” territories.  The act of defiance here is being truthful about the activists’ purpose:  instead of lying about their intentions, which they freely acknowledge is their usual practice, they intend to state plainly that they are there to go to “Palestine” and give political support to the “Palestinian cause.”

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