Skip to comments.Hamas Spokesman Rejects Ceasefire Proposal
Posted on 07/14/2014 8:56:45 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Hamas rejected Egypts proposed ceasefire in Gaza on Monday night, as Arab foreign ministers in Cairo called on all parties to accept the proposal.
Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the group would not accept a truce without a fully-fledged deal to end hostilities, according to AFP.
A ceasefire without reaching an agreement is rejected. In times of war, you dont cease fire and then negotiate, he told the news agency.
Barhoum added Hamas had not received any official proposal and that the weapons of the resistance are a red line.
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Let the fireworks continue
Maybe a nice big parade through Ramallah??
Libs are ecstatic.
The bombing starts in 15 minutes.
Hamas moves to the back yard.
Israel: OK, we're going to bomb the back yard in 5-minutes
Hamas moves to the front yard.
Rinse and repeat until Israel surrenders to demands of the UN and Hamas claims victory.
Israel can launch two missiles at once ... LOL ...
Good. Israel gets more time to clean up the trash.
Islam delenda est.
Gotta say, a war is the only thing that will solve this. I think even Arab regimes and the West Bank trolls are tiring of HAMAS now. They’ll pay lip service, but really they privately hope Israel bombs Gaza and gets rid of them for good.
Who didn’t see that one coming.
Good..now Israel has a reason to take them out..the only way for this to end is the total destruction of Hamas
Theres a problem with truly ending Hamas ... starting with the problem if it is actually possible at all. First let me start with something here ...
Quoting from article ...
On the other hand, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is entirely relevant to the conflict. Netanyahu has chosen correctly, on moral, factual, and strategic grounds to do as much damage to Hamas in the Gaza Strip as can be done by the highly-capable Israeli military. Netanyahu knows, as Tony Blair admonished Israel this week, that he cannot entirely stamp out Hamas because it exists as a political and ideological entity, not only a terrorist force. But he can destroy vast parts of its networks, its command structure, and its rocket arsenal.
Now, for sake of discussion, lets say you are able to end Hamas in Gaza (which I dont think is possible because the price is way too high for Israel to pay) ... then Israel is faced with being a military government in charge of a civilian population, in which you would have thousands of Israeli soldiers as easy targets right inside Gaza.
Right now, Gaza is semi-autonomous, and the Israeli military doesnt set foot inside there, leaving everything to the Hamas government. When a governments military steps in and conquers an autonomous area (theyre not technically a country, although Israel has left them to be one, within certain constraints) that country has to provide for the civil government, and initially that would necessarily be a military government until such time as Israel could set up local officials and elections and all the necessary infrastructure.
Now let me tell you - that - is the NIGHTMARE SCENARIO that Israel wants ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with.
I dont think Israel would EVER do that and take over with a military government, and move to installing a new civilian government. You talk about no cooperation with the locals ... That would basically define Israels position there and open Israel up to the occupation argument and make things also worse politically in the world for Israel.
>> When a governments military steps in and conquers an autonomous area (theyre not technically a country, although Israel has left them to be one, within certain constraints) that country has to provide for the civil government
You say that as though it were an immutable law.
But it’s not; it’s just you talking.
Israel could destroy as much of Gaza’s military AND civilian infrastructure as they wish, from the air OR from the ground or both.
When finished, they could simply withdraw back across the border (as the entire world would insist they do) — and leave the remaining Gazan open sore to fester however it will.
No law, natural or otherwise, says they must remain in Gaza.