Skip to comments.‘Now that bodies found, world won’t abide large military campaign’
Posted on 07/01/2014 6:27:56 AM PDT by Star Traveler
Despite the countless messages of condolence issued by leaders across the Western world, the international community would show little understanding if Israel were to launch a wide-scale military operation against Palestinian targets or expand settlements in response to the killing of the three Israeli teenagers, a senior diplomatic official warned Tuesday.
We had some legitimacy to carry out Operation Brothers Keeper, including massive arrests of Hamas members, the official told The Times of Israel, referring to the IDFs efforts to locate Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Fraenkel, who were snatched from a hitchhiking post south of Jerusalem and killed on June 12. The international community frowned upon the 18-day search for the three, which included the arrests of hundreds of Hamas members, but not too much, the official said, adding that Israel was only condemned when noncombatants were harmed.
Now the whole thing is over and we will not have legitimacy for any military operation, the official, who insisted on anonymity, said. While we were looking for the kidnapped teenagers there was legitimacy for the operation, though not for the casualties. There were condemnations, but it was understood that we had to find the teens. Now, however, this justification does not exist anymore. Now any forceful IDF operation will not be understood.
Israel is expected to crack down on terrorist organizations in the coming days, but world leaders expect Jerusalem not to provoke too much violence on the ground, the diplomatic official said. Thats not going to look justifiable.
(Excerpt) Read more at timesofisrael.com ...
I say Isreal should kick Hamas butt up and down the river and not worry about ‘condemnation’. They get that no matter what they do. Personally, I’d be tired of their Pali nonsense and would go Biblical on them.
They have dove’s in Israel too -
Actually, what IS needed now is extreme violence as that is all the muzzies understand. Israel has been playing “nice” for many, many years and no matter what Israel does some idjit in the UN condemns Israel. Well, Israel should know the bad mouthing is coming anyway; make their jaws drop and then announce to the world “We can keep going if the muzzies don’t wish to abandon their murderous ways...Eventually we’ll run out of muzzies to be violent with”
What I find facinating is how people seemingly allow leftist opinion to so rule over them and dictate what they do. Who cares what the looney left thinks, they are wrong 99% of the time anyway.
excerpt- a senior diplomatic official warned Tuesday.
What’s the official’s name? (question directed to the reporter.)
That excerpt sounds very centered about what the world thinks.
In reality, Israel should do what is in the best interests of preventing this, and other terrorist actions like it, from happening anytime soon again. If Israel would then take some world heat, especially from its “friend” the USofBarack, then so-be-it.
>> Now the whole thing is over and we will not have legitimacy for any military operation, the official, who insisted on anonymity, said.
Ah, yes, the inevitable secular leftist JINO “official” wagging his finger for the press, urging restraint.
Anonymously, of course.
The Palestinian Authority doesn’t do rocket attacks ... but Hamas does ...
Were those boys molested?
That kind of disagreement is right inside the middle of Netanyahu’s meeting with his Cabinet ...
I think they were killed quickly ...
You think they give a damn what the world thinks or wants? Go for it Israel.
What would the “world” do?
Those air strikes were not for the teens. Israel made it clear it was for the rocket attacks. Netanyahu’s Cabinet is still discussing what to do in connection with the teens.
>> They have doves in Israel too
You bet they do.
And secular Socialists. “Jews in name only”.
Lots of overlap between the doves and the socialist douchbags.
***...the international community would show little understanding if Israel...***
Not the international community I hang around with. We, and many like us, are 100% with Israel.
Do what you’ve got to do Mr. Prime Minister.