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Posted on 08/28/2014 6:40:31 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
The headline at Israel National News reads: “Majority of Israelis Think Israel Didn't Win Gaza Operation”
Poll: 59% say op. not a success, as Netanyahu's approval rating nose-dives further to a paltry 32%; majority oppose ceasefire. snip
Clearly the disappointment is not directed at the IDF, which 83% of the public said it was satisfied with - instead Israelis apparently are severely dissatisfied with the political echelon, and Netanyahu at its head. (snip)
Criticism has been pouring in from all corners over Netanyahu's apparent unwillingness to take decisive action against Hamas and return security to residents of the south.
Two Israelis in Kibbutz Nirim were killed by mortar fire an hour before the 7 p.m. Tuesday ceasefire, as Hamas terrorists launched a final barrage that lasted up till 15 minutes after the ceasefire went into effect.
Former MK Dr. Michael Ben-Ari picked apart Netanyahu's leadership of the operation on Tuesday night, slamming him for "holding negotiations under fire with a gang of terrorists" - something which Netanyahu swore he would not do a mere two weeks ago.
Ben-Ari likewise quoted Netanyahu, who referenced the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terror group in Iraq and Syria saying "Hamas is ISIS, ISIS is Hamas." Following through on Netanyahu's comparison, Ben-Ari said "that means that Netanyahu held negotiations with ISIS."
Like the majority of Israelis, I’ve been scratching my head trying to figure out Netanyahu’s strategy. He has talked tough, but then he has seemed to back down from his own words.
At the same time, world condemnation of Israel was ramping up to overflowing levels of hatred during this recent war with Hamas –
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So the Israelis want someone who is MORE of a hard A$$ than Netanyahu?
It’s not Netanyahu’s fault...he’s being pressured by world class morons like the one in the Whitehouse.
It seems the last few years Israel just cannot find the gonads to finish the job that needs to be done. They always stop short of victory, unlike 1967 where they opened up a huge can of whupazz.
They had the full support of the US government then.....now they have to depend on the idiot-in-chief!!
islamism wins by casting its warped distortions on us, and we haven’t the education to realize it.